Henry Trimen

1843–96

Botanist. Assistant in the botanical department of the British Museum, 1869–79. Appointed to succeed George Henry Kendrick Thwaites as director of the Peradeniya botanic gardens, Ceylon, in 1879. Editor of the Journal of Botany, 1871–96. Brother of Roland Trimen. FRS 1888.

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