Falconer, Hugh (18081865)

Falconer, Hugh, botanist and palæontologist, born at Forres, Elginshire; studied at Aberdeen and Edinburgh; joined the East India Company's medical service; made large collections of fossils and plants; became professor of Botany in Calcutta; introduced the tea-plant into India, and discovered the asafoetida plant; died in London (18081865).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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