Gilbert Thomas Burnett

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Gilbert Thomas Burnett (15 April 1800 – 27 July 1835) was a British botanist.

Burnett was the first professor of botany at King's College London, from 1831 to 1835. He was the author of Outlines of Botany (1835), and Illustrations of Useful Plants employed in the Arts and Medicine, published posthumously and illustrated by his sister M. A. Burnett.

Burnett also wrote articles on zoology, such as Illustrations of the Manupeda or apes and their allies (1828).

Publications[edit]

  • Outlines of Botany. 1835
  • Illustrations of Useful Plants employed in the Arts & Medicine
  • Illustrations of the Manupeda or apes and their allies. 1828

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