See also:born at Kelloe in
See also:Berwickshire on the 16th of
See also:September 1813 . He was employed in the botanical
See also:garden at
See also:Edinburgh, and afterwards in the Royal Horticultural Society's garden at
See also:Chiswick, and upon the termination of the
See also:Chinese War in 1842 was sent out by the Society to collect
See also:plants in
See also:China . His travels resulted in the introduction to
See also:Europe of many beautiful
See also:flowers; but another
See also:journey, undertaken in 1848 on behalf of the East India
See also:Company, had much more important consequences, occasioning the successful introduction into India of the
See also:tea-plant . In subsequent journeys he visited
See also:Formosa and
See also:Japan, described the culture of the silkworm and the manufacture of
See also:rice paper, and introduced many trees,shrubs and flowers now generally cultivated in Europe . The incidents of his travels were related in a succession of interesting books . He died in
See also:London on the 13th of
See also:April 1880 .
VENANTIUS HONORIUS CLEMENTIANUS FORTUNATUS (530-609...
MARIANO JOSE MARIA BERNARDO FORTUNY (1838-1874)
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