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I decided that my means were sufficient to enable me to devote myself to botany, a determination which I never, during the long period of my subsequent career, had on any occasion any reason to repent of. ---->>>

I first began to dry specimens for preservation carelessly perhaps at first, but before the season was over, I had collected between one and two hundred species. ---->>>


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Nationality: English
Born: September 22, 1800
Die: September 10, 1884
Occupation: Scientist

George Bentham CMG FRS (22 September 1800 – 10 September 1884) was an English botanist, described by the weed botanist Duane Isely as "the premier systematic botanist of the nineteenth century".(wikipedia)