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1 September 1996 The succulents of James Donn's ‘Hortus Cantabrigiensis’
Colin C. Walker
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James Donn's plant catalogue ‘Hortus Cantabrigiensis’ ran for 13 editions from 1796 till 1845. The history and scope of this publication is examined here, and, in particular, the succulents listed within the various editions are tabulated and assessed, showing a rapid increase in the introduction of these plants into cultivation over the 50 year period. In contrast, it is shown that no other catalogue of this kind spans such a broad time scale. In addition, some editions of Donn's catalogue are shown to have minor taxonomic significance.

Colin C. Walker "The succulents of James Donn's ‘Hortus Cantabrigiensis’," Bradleya 1996(14), 20-28, (1 September 1996).
Published: 1 September 1996
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