Robert Braithwaite (bryologist)

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Robert Braithwaite FLS FRMS (10 May 1824 – 20 October 1917)[1] was an English bryologist.[2] He worked professionally as a general practitioner. He married Charlotte Elizabeth, daughter of Nathaniel Bagshaw Ward, who influenced him. His best known contributions to bryology were his 3-volume The British Moss-Flora (1887–1905).[2]


  1. ^ "BRAITHWAITE, Robert". Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc. 2007. Retrieved 23 March 2014. 
  2. ^ a b Mark Lawley. "ROBERT BRAITHWAITE (1824-1917)" (PDF). Retrieved 25 December 2014. 
  3. ^ "Author Query for 'Braithw.'". International Plant Names Index. 

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