Frank Shipley Collins

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Frank Shipley Collins (1848-1920) was an American botanist and algologist specializing in the study of marine algae.[1]:55–6 He was a pioneer in the study of the distribution of algae on the Atlantic seaboard and Bermudas and was the leading American algologist of his time.[1]:55–6 He wrote The Green Algae of North America and Working Key to the Genera of North American Algae.[1]:56 Several species bear his name in his honor, including Collinsiella tuberculata and Phaeosaccion collinsii.[1]:56


  1. ^ a b c d Makers of American Botany, Harry Baker Humphrey, Ronald Press Company, Library of Congress Card Number 61-18435
  2. ^ IPNI.  Collins.
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