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It was named for Johann Heinrich von Heucher, a botany professor at Wittenberg University in Germany, by his friend Carolus Linnaeus, who named many other plants too.
But after four decades of fulfilling Gardner’s vision of a treasured living collection of botany, Kozak, 65, is unfazed.
But botany is often the work of rebirth and renewal.
How tiny pitcher plant communities like this one and others the group is studying function may reveal secrets of plant and insect life, said Weng Ngai Lam, a graduate student in botany at the National University of Singapore, who led the research.
There are no counterculture skeletons in Craker’s closet; only dirty boots and botany books.
But color systems are needed by artists as well, and by the end of the 19th century, color science had made the leap from botany to horticulture, most famously with the work of the Arts and Crafts garden writer and designer Gertrude Jekyll.
Fairchild's itch to travel was initially a desire to explore the tropical botany and biodiversity of Java.
The harsh and twisted landscape along this renowned earthquake fault line makes for fascinating viewing, especially when brought to life by a guide versed in geology, botany and Native American history.
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: a branch of science that deals with plant life
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