Dugald Carmichael

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Dugald Carmichael (born 1772 in Stronacraoibh, Lismore Island, died 1827 in Appin[1]) was a Scottish botanist and officer in the 72nd Highlanders. He is known as the "Father of Marine Botany". The plant genus Carmichaelia is named after him.[2]

He was a friend of Sir William Hooker.