Francis Ernest Lloyd

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Francis Ernest Lloyd, M.A.
Helen Miles Davis (1895-1957) and Francis Ernest Lloyd (1868-1947).jpg
Francis Ernest Lloyd (right) with chemist Helen Miles Davis
Born (1868-10-04)October 4, 1868
Manchester, England
Died October 10, 1947(1947-10-10) (aged 79)
Carmel, California (USA)
Fields Botany
Cytology
Institutions Williams College
Pacific University
Teachers College, Columbia University
Harvard University
Alabama Polytechnic Institute
McGill University
Desert Botanical Laboratory
Arizona Experiment Station

Francis Ernest Lloyd, M.A. (October 4, 1868 – October 10, 1947) was an American botanist, born in Manchester, England, and educated at Princeton University (A.B., 1891; A.M., 1895), in New Jersey, and in Europe at Munich and Bonn, in Germany. He was employed at various institutions of higher learning from 1891 onward. He served on the faculties of Williams College, Pacific University, Teachers College (Columbia University), Harvard Summer School, Alabama Polytechnic Institute (professor of botany, 1906-1912), and at McGill University, in Montreal, Canada after 1912. Professor Lloyd had worked as an investigator in the Desert Botanical Laboratory of the Carnegie Institution in 1906 and as cytologist of the Arizona Experiment Station in 1907. He edited The Plant World from 1905 to 1908, and was co-author of The Teaching of Biology in the Secondary Schools (1904; second edition, 1914). Professor Lloyd wrote:

  • The Comparative Embryology of the Rubiaceae (1902)
  • The Physiology of Stomata (1908)
  • Guayule (1911)
  • The Carnivorous Plants (1942)

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Professional and academic associations
Preceded by
Robert Falconer
President of the Royal Society of Canada
1932-1933
Succeeded by
Léon Gérin