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Papers of Frederick Orpen Bower
    Correspondence of Frederick Orpen Bower 1890-1918
        Correspondence of Frederick Orpen Bower: unknown to Walter Elias Broadway

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Letter to Frederick Orpen Bower from A W Bartlett

Item Summary

Reference Code

GB 0248 DC 002/12/17

Date(s)

24 March 1907

Extent and medium of the unit of description

1

letter

Name of creator

Bartlett | AW | fl 1907 | government botanist, Botanic Gardens, British Guiana

Scope and Content

Scope and Content

Letter to Frederick Orpen Bower from AW Bartlett concerning specimens of the fern, Gleichenia pectinula, which he hopes to obtain for Bower in a month or two. He mentions the great difficulties he faces in fulfilling any request for forest plants as these plants grow in inhospitable locations and they cannot be grown in the Botanic Gardens due to the climate.

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