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Scientist Henry Fletcher Hance (1827-1886)

British diplomat who devoted his spare time to the study of Chinese plants. He held positions in Hong Kong, Canton, Whampoa, and Xiamen.

Also see hybridizer Henry Hance for botanical authorship list.

Iris publications:

Hance, F., (1872), On A New Species Of Iris, Journal of Botany, x. p.229-231. I. tomiolopha (tectorum).

Hance, F., (1875), De Iride dichotoma, Pall., breviter disceptat. Journal of Botany 13: 130.

Hance, F., (1875), Journal of Botany 13: 196. Iris speculatrix.

-- BobPries - 2012-05-18
Topic revision: r1 - 24 Feb 2016, Harloiris
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