George Arnott Walker-Arnott
|George Arnott Walker-Arnott|
|Born||6 February 1799
|Died||17 June 1868
|Resting place||Lighthill Cemetery|
|Education||Milnathort Parish School
High School of Edinburgh
|Spouse(s)||Mary Hay Barclay|
George Arnott Walker-Arnott of Arlary FRSE (6 February 1799 – 17 June 1868) was a Scottish botanist.
George Arnott Walker-Arnott was born in Edinburgh in 1799 the son of David Walker Arnott of Arlary. He attended Milnathort Parish School then the High School of Edinburgh. He studied law in Edinburgh.
Walker-Arnott became a botanist, holding the position of Regius Professor of Botany in the University of Glasgow from 1845 to 1868. He studied the botany of North America with Sir William Hooker and collaborated with Robert Wight in studies of Indian botany.
Personal life and death
- Hooker, Sir William Jackson; G. A. Walker-Arnott (1841). The Botany of Captain Beechey's voyage. Henry George Bohn.
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