Find out more about the greatest British Botanists, including Charles Darwin, William Masters, James Bowie, Marie Stopes and Joseph Banks.
Charles DarwinCharles Darwin

12 February 1809

19 April 1882

Shrewsbury

Aquarius

Marie StopesMarie Stopes

15 October 1880

02 October 1958

Edinburgh

Libra

Joseph BanksJoseph Banks

24 February 1743

19 June 1820

London

Pisces

Robert BrownRobert Brown

21 December 1773

10 June 1858

Montrose

Sagittarius

Agnes ArberAgnes Arber

23 February 1879

22 March 1960

London

Pisces

William MastersWilliam Masters

James BowieJames Bowie
David BrewsterDavid Brewster

11 December 1781

10 February 1868

Jedburgh

Sagittarius

Anna AtkinsAnna Atkins

Allan Octavian HumeAllan Octavian Hume

06 June 1829

31 July 1912

Montrose

Gemini

Robert FortuneRobert Fortune
Richard PankhurstRichard Pankhurst

Francis DarwinFrancis Darwin

16 August 1848

19 September 1925

Kent

Leo

Gertrude JekyllGertrude Jekyll

29 November 1843

08 December 1932

London

Sagittarius

Nick BrownNick Brown

Stephen HalesStephen Hales

17 September 1677

04 January 1761

Kent

Virgo

James BruceJames Bruce

14 December 1730

27 April 1794

Stirling

Sagittarius

Albert Ernest KitsonAlbert Ernest Kitson

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