Collection ASU0153 - Gifford Arboretum checklist of plants

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Gifford Arboretum checklist of plants


  • 1993 October (Creation)


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In 1947, Frank J. Rimoldi, a professor of applied tropical botany who taught landscape and conservation, began the arboretum on the University of Miami campus with a teaching collection of 250 trees and 100 shrubs. In 1949, the Arboretum was named in honor and memory of Dr. John C. Gifford, the first graduate forester in the United States, an expert on tropical woods and influential professor of tropical forestry. By 1951, the Arboretum, under the guidance of Chairman of the Botany Department, Taylor Alexander, had expanded to over 500 species.

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The report "Checklist of plants" was a publication of the Gifford Arboretum, Department of Biology, University of Miami dated October 1993.  It was prepared by John Pascarella, Curator.  It lists all planted and spontaneous plants found in the Gifford Arboretum and Taylor Alexander Microbiome.

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  • English

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