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James McNab


Scottish botanist. Collected plants in North America, 1834. Superintendent, Caledonian Horticultural Society, 1835. Curator of the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh, from 1849. President of the Edinburgh Botanical Society, 1872.


R. Desmond 1994.


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.