[Taxacom] Richard Crawshay - one person or two?

Andy Mabbett andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Sun Oct 14 03:51:47 CDT 2018


Over on Wikispecies:

   https://species.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikispecies:Village_Pump#Richard_Crawshay

we have been trying to determine whether Richard Crawshay the botanist
(Standard IPNI form: Crawshay) is the same person as Captain Richard
Crawshay, the ornithologist. It seems likely, but is not proven.

Can anyone add to the evidence there? Does anyone have a copy of the
former's 'The Spore Ornamentation of Russulas'? Or of Harold Fletcher
(1965) 'The story of the Royal Horticultural Society, 1804-1968, page
205 of which may hold the answer?

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Andy Mabbett
@pigsonthewing
http://pigsonthewing.org.uk


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