Euan Hillhouse Methven Cox
|Euan Hillhouse Methven Cox|
Euan Cox (1893-1977); National Galleries of Scotland, by Glyn Philpot
|Known for||Botany, Nomocharis|
|Author abbrev. (botany)||Cox|
Euan Hillhouse Methven Cox (1893–1977) was a Scottish plant collector, botanist, and horticulturist, who accompanied Reginald Farrer on his last botanical expedition to Burma and its border with China, from 1919 to 1920. He was a very successful propagator of rhododendrons and had an extensive collection in his garden at Glendoick, Perthshire, Scotland, which formed the basis of his commercial nursery,later run by his son, Peter A Cox, and grandson, Kenneth N.E. Cox.
- Cox, E.H.M. (1930). The plant introductions of Reginald Farrer. London: New Flora and Silva Ltd.
- 1944. The Honourable East India Company and China. Proceedings of the Linnean Soc. 156: 5-8
- Euan Hillhouse Methven Cox, Peter Alfred Cox. 1958. Modern shrubs. Ed. Nelson. 215 pp.
- ------------, ------------. 1956. Modern rhododendrons. Ed. Thomas Nelson & Sons. 193 pp.
- 1947. Primulas for garden and greenhouse. Ed. Dulau; B.H. Blackwell. 86 pp.
- 1945. Plant Hunting in China: A History of Botanical Exploration in China and the Tibetan Marches. Ed. Collins. 228 pp.
- 1935. A history of gardening in Scotland. Ed. Chatto & Windus for New flora & Silva Ltd. 228 pp.
- 1927. The modern English garden. Ed. Country life Ltd. 192 pp.
- 1927. The evolution of a garden. Volume 132 Home university library of modern knowledge. Ed. Williams & Norgate. 256 pp.
- 1924. Rhododendrons for amateurs. Ed. Country life Ltd. 111 pp.
Species named after him
- 2008. Suki Urquhart. ‘Cox, Euan Hillhouse Methven (1893–1977)’
- "Cox, Euan Hillhouse Methven". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/96768. (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
- New Fl. & Silva x. 257 (1938), in obs., English; and in Fedde, Repert. xlvi.261 (1939), Latin. (IK)
- New Fl. & Silva v. 33 (1932).
- IPNI. Cox.