Frederick Orpen Bower

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Frederick Orpen Bower
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Born 4 November 1855
Died 11 April 1948
Nationality United Kingdom
Fields botany
Notable awards Linnean Medal (1909)
Royal Medal (1910)
Darwin Medal
Fellow of the Royal Society[1]
Author abbrev. (botany) Bower

Frederick Orpen Bower FRS[1] (4 November 1855 – 11 April 1948) was a British botanist. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1891.[1] He was awarded the Gold Medal of the Linnean Society in 1909 and the Darwin Medal of the Royal Society in 1938.[2] He was president of the British Association in 1929–1930.[3]

The archives for Frederick Orpen Bower are maintained by the Archives of the University of Glasgow (GUAS).


  1. ^ a b c Lang, W. H. (1949). "Fredrick Orpen Bower. 1855-1948". Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 6 (18): 346. doi:10.1098/rsbm.1949.0002. JSTOR 768929.  edit
  2. ^ W. H. Lang, ‘Bower, Frederick Orpen (1855–1948)’, rev. Thomas Junker, "The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography". 2004. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/31999.  edit
  3. ^ Presidential Address to the British Association Meeting, held at Bristol in 1930
  4. ^ "Author Query for 'Bower'". International Plant Names Index. 

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