Pictures from Observations
For Charles Giles Bridle Daubeny (1795–1867), English botanist, geologist and physician, professor of chemistry and botany at Oxford, Fellow of the Linnaean Society, and plant collector in the US, West Indies and Europe. He was the author of On the Action of Light upon Plants, and of Plants upon the Atmosphere (1836), Sketch of the Geology of North America (1839), Lectures on Roman Husbandry (1857), Climate: an Inquiry into the Causes of its Differences and into its Influence on Vegetable Life (1863), Essay on the Trees and Shrubs of the Ancients, and a Catalogue of the Trees and Shrubs indigenous to Greece and Italy (1865). He conducted plant experiments at the Oxford Botanic Garden. He was a Fellow of the College of Physicians and the Royal Society.