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Authorities & Vocabularies
Stainton, R. D. A.
Exact Matching Concepts from Other Schemes
found: Polunin, O. Flowers of the Himalaya, 1984: t.p. (Adam Stainton)
found: Memoirs, 1988: t.p. (J.D.A. Stainton)
found: Taxon, 1993: v. 42, no. 4, pp. 901-905 (John Williams (1915-1991) and Adam Stainton (1921-1991), Botanical Explorers of Nepal; John David Adam Stainton; born in London on 1 March 1921; a legal dispute over a family trust deed happily ended in 1949 with him becoming a wealthy man without necessity to earn a living, but he continued as a barrister until 1952; that Stainton then took up plant collecting, with the Nepal Himalaya for some thirty years as his main area of activity, was largely fortuitous; recommended the enterprising and astute Dr. GeorgeTaylor at the British Museum (Natural History) as the best man to consult about botanical travel; died, unmarried, at Aldeburgh, Suffolk, on 19 July 1991)