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Botanical Specimens with a Mysterious Past!

This article originally appeared in BRIT’s former newsletter publication, Iridos, Issue 16(1) 2005. “Wow!” is the most frequent comment from visitors viewing the two oldest plant specimens in the BRIT Herbarium. Both specimens were collected in Mexico in 1791 by Dr. Thaddaeus Peregrinus Xaverius Haenke (1761-1817), a widely-respected Czech botanist, world explorer, and editor of […]