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George Arnott Walker Arnott


Scottish botanist. Worked with William Jackson Hooker in Glasgow, 1830–40. Regius professor of botany, University of Glasgow, 1845–68.


R. Desmond 1994, ODNB.


Desmond, Ray. 1994. Dictionary of British and Irish botanists and horticulturists including plant collectors, flower painters and garden designers. New edition, revised with the assistance of Christine Ellwood. London: Taylor & Francis and the Natural History Museum. Bristol, Pa.: Taylor & Francis.

ODNB: Oxford dictionary of national biography: from the earliest times to the year 2000. (Revised edition.) Edited by H. C. G. Matthew and Brian Harrison. 60 vols. and index. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2004.