Ref NoMS/607/1
TitleDescriptions of plants in the St Vincent Botanic Gardens (abbreviated) - Alexander Anderson
DescriptionDraft catalogue containing descriptions of plants from the St Vincent Botanic Gardens, mostly in Latin (with some localities in English), written by Alexander Anderson. Some of the descriptions are thought to relate to the 148 botanical drawings that can be found in MS/609.

The descriptions are arranged under the following headings:
- Commercial & Medicinal
- Esculent
- Medicinal
- In Oeconomy [Economy]
- Valuable woods
- Fruits
- Curious or Ornamental
Date[1808-1811]
LevelFile
Extent234 pp.
LanguageLatin
English
NotesMS/607/1 is an abbreviated version of MS/607/2.
Alexander Anderson hoped to produce a catalogue of the St Vincent Botanic Gardens, where he worked as the superintendent, and it is highly likely that these notes were part of his research for this project.
AcquisitionPresented to the Linnean Society in 1815.
Creator NameAnderson, Alexander
Access_StatusOpen
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