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Sydney Howard Vines


Botanist. BSc, London, 1873. BA, Cambridge, 1876; ScD, 1887. Fellow, Christ’s College, Cambridge, 1876–88. University reader in botany, 1884–8. Sherardian Professor of botany, Oxford, 1888–1919. President, Linnean Society, 1900–4. Wrote a textbook on plant physiology. FRS 1885.


Alum. Cantab.


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.