James Forbes

James Forbes
James Forbes
Nacimiento 1773
Woburn Abbey, Bedfordshire
Fallecimiento 1861
Residencia Inglaterra
Nacionalidad inglés
Campo botánico, jardinero, escritor
Abreviatura en botánica J.Forbes

James Forbes (1773-1861) fue un botánico, jardinero, escritor inglés, de Woburn Abbey, Bedfordshire. Entre agosto y octubre de 1835 visitó jardines y colecciones botánicos en Alemania, Bélgica, Francia; esponsoreado por el Duque de Bedford[1]


Algunas publicaciones


  • 1839. Pinetum woburnense; or, A catalogue of coniferous plants, in the collection of the duke of Bedford, at Woburn abbey: systematically arranged. 226 pp. en línea Reeditó en 2009 General Books, 112 pp. ISBN 1150037784



Entre las varias especies nombradas en su honor:


La abreviatura J.Forbes se emplea para indicar a James Forbes como autoridad en la descripción y clasificación científica de los vegetales. (Ver listado de especies descritas por este autor en IPNI)


  1. {{subst:aut|william Matthews}}. British diaries: an annotated bibliography of British diaries written between 1442 and 1942. Library reprint series. 373 pp. ISBN 0520053583
  2. Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 30(5): 457 (-458). 1902 [31 de enero 1902] (IK)
  3. Revis. Gen. Pl. 1: 190. 1891 [5 Nov 1891] (IK)
  4. Syn. Pl. Glumac. 1(2): 98. 1854 [1855 publ. 2-3 Mar 1854] (IK)

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