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Robert Wight and His Botanical Studies in India
R. K. Basak
Vol. 30, No. 4 (Nov., 1981), pp. 784-793
Published by: International Association for Plant Taxonomy (IAPT)
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1220080
Page Count: 10
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A brief review of the life of Robert Wight (1796-1872) is presented. The contribution of Wight and his effort to bring to light the flora of India, particularly of the Peninsula, are focused. The publications of Wight (65 entries) are enumerated and sometimes annotated, as a guide to their contents. Some selected references on Wight are also appended.
Taxon © 1981 International Association for Plant Taxonomy (IAPT)