Robert Graham

Botanist, Deceased Person

1786 – 1845

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Who was Robert Graham?

Robert Graham FRSE FRCPE MWS was a Scottish physician and botanist. He was the inaugural chair of botany at the University of Edinburgh. He was also physician to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh and Regius Keeper of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

He wrote descriptions of new and rare plants cultivated in the gardens which were published in Edinburgh New Philosophical Magazine, Curtis's Botanical Magazine and Hooker's Companion to the Botanical Magazine.

Among plants he described was the Australian shrub Lasiopetalum macrophyllum.

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Born
Dec 3, 1786
Scotland
Profession
Education
  • University of Edinburgh
Died
Aug 7, 1845

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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