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Robert N. Brown

d. c. 1862

Scottish-born gardener. Pupil of John Hutton Balfour at Edinburgh University. Superintendent of the Agri-horticultural Society Garden, Madras, India, 1857–62.


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.