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Alexander Goodman More


Botanist and natural historian. Matriculated at Trinity College, Cambridge, 1850. Suffered ill health for many years and later settled in Ireland. Published his chief work, Cybele Hibernica, with David Moore, in 1866. Assistant, Natural History Museum, Dublin, 1867; curator, 1881–7.


Alum. Cantab.

R. Desmond 1994

Journal of Botany 33 (1895): 225–7.


Alum. Cantab.: Alumni Cantabrigienses. A biographical list of all known students, graduates and holders of office at the University of Cambridge, from the earliest times to 1900. Compiled by John Venn and J. A. Venn. 10 vols. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1922–54.

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.