P. Wilson

  • Name

    Percy Wilson

  • Dates

    1879 - 1944

  • Specialities

    Algae, Mycology, Spermatophytes, Bryophytes, Lichens

  • Roles

    Author, Determiner, Collector

  • Movement Details

    Bahamas, Cuba, Honduras, Puerto Rico, United States of America

  • Notes

    American botanist; at The New York Botanical Garden from 1899-1944; as assistant 1899, briefly stationed on Cuba in 1904; administrative assistant 1907, docent 1910, assistant curator and docent 1911, assistant curator 1912-1913, associate curator 1914-1939, research assocoate 1940-1944; assistant to N. L. Britton, collected widely in the West Indies.

    Collected: Bahamas (1907, for F & NY): F, NY; Cuba (1900s): NY (orig.)

    Major works include:
    1917. The vegetation of Vieques Island. (reprinted from Bull. New York Bot. Gard. 8: 379-410)

    Composite works:
    1905-1932. North American Flora (N. Amer. Fl.)

  • Collections

    Botanical Collections