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Synonyms for botanist

a biologist specializing in the study of plants

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When they saw the worthy botanist coming back heavy laden with his specimens, and treasuring them up as carefully as a miser would his hoard, they used to make merry among themselves at his expense, regarding him as some whimsical kind of madman.
He states that botanists are now generally agreed that the cardoon and the artichoke are varieties of one plant.
MacDonald made an occasional note; while Holmes sat absorbed, with the expression of surprised and reverent admiration with which the botanist surveys the rare and precious bloom.
I believe that botanists do not confirm Fuchs's story, but insist that the sunflower was native to those plains.
Later botanists more than confirm his observations.
Some variations useful to him have probably arisen suddenly, or by one step; many botanists, for instance, believe that the fuller's teazle, with its hooks, which cannot be rivalled by any mechanical contrivance, is only a variety of the wild Dipsacus; and this amount of change may have suddenly arisen in a seedling.
Simply finding a plant does not assure its future, says Paul Harmon, a state botanist in West Virginia's Natural Heritage Program.
Botanist Henry Noltie said: "A project like this is important for conservation - you have to know what is there to conserve it.
Meet Henrietta Lowell, the shy botanist at the heart of The Green Heart, a new musical with a score by Rusty Magee.
Forest Service, the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and individual researchers such as botanist Dr.
As both entomologist and botanist, Gette started photographing young women in natural settings in 1970, in works that suggest a link between the mutability of landscape and natural elements, and the latent metamorphoses of prepubescent bodies.
Chris Hill, MD of New World Trading Company, which runs Newcastle's The Botanist, says: "There has been a lot to consider with this project as we wanted to create a great quality product with reputable breweries which would be large enough to cater for our supply.
The Botanist restaurant and bar is set across two floors of the Monument Mall development, which has itself undergone a multi-million pound transformation into a luxury shopping and leisure destination through owners Hammerson.
Jamie runs the Linn Botanic Gardens in Cove, Argyll, which were opened in the 70s by his father, celebrated botanist Dr Jim Taggart.
Washington, June 29 (ANI): The delta bulrush plant has natural properties that could reduce the impact of the Gulf spill, according to an eminent botanist.