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Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation


18(3) Huntia published

1 April 2021

In this issue R. B. Williams takes us deep into the London Clay, providing much-needed nomenclatural and biographical tabular indexes to J. S. Bowerbank's A History of the Fossil Fruits and Seeds of the London Clay (1840). Then Sandra Mesquita, Cristina Castel-Branco and Miguel Menezes de Sequeira take us to Madeira as they trace the beautiful Musschia aurea, Madeira giant bellflower, through the botanical literature of the 18th and 19th centuries. If you're ready to take us on a new adventure in the pages of our journal of botanical history, check out the topics and submission guidelines available on the Huntia page.

About the Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation

The Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, a research division of Carnegie Mellon University, specializes in the history of botany and all aspects of plant science and serves the international scientific community through research and documentation. To this end, the Institute acquires and maintains authoritative collections of books, plant images, manuscripts, portraits and data files, and provides publications and other modes of information service. The Institute meets the reference needs of botanists, biologists, historians, conservationists, librarians, bibliographers and the public at large, especially those concerned with any aspect of the North American flora.

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Scarlett T. Townsend