John Horne (botanist)

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John Horne FLS (1835 – 1905) was the Director of the Botanic Gardens of Pamplemousses, Mauritius.


John Horne was born in Lethendy, Perthshire, Scotland in 1835.

He worked at Kew in 1859-1860 and at the Botanic Gardens Mauritius 1861-1891(Director from 1877).

He collected plants in Mauritius and the Seychelles.

In 1876, he spent a year collecting plants in Fiji.

He died in Jersey in the Channel Islands in 1905.

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