Walter Gardiner

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Walter Gardiner, FLS, FRS[1] (1 September 1859 – 31 August 1941) was a British botanist. He was educated at Bedford School and at Clare College, Cambridge,[2] and was a Fellow there and Lecturer in Botany at the University.[3] He was a Fellow of the Linnean Society of London, and was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1890. He was awarded the Royal Society's Royal Medal in 1898: "For his researches on the protoplasmic connection of the cells of vegetable tissues and on the minute histology of plants."[4]


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  • Entry for Gardiner in the Royal Society's Library and Archive catalogue's details of Fellows (accessed 23 April 2008)