Chinesewilson

(1992 RU3 )
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2.9.1992 00:00 La Silla 70w44 29s15 observations 1


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Named for Ernest “Chinese” Wilson (1876–1930) a prolific hunter of plants, who introduced more than 1000 new plants from China into Europe. Because of him Europeans have the Azalea {see planet  (1056)}, Hortensia and Magnolia wilsonii {see also planet  (1060)}. He lost his leg while hunting the lily Lilium regale. (M 34352) _ _.


Avastatud: 2-9-1992 Avastamiskoht: La Silla Avastajad: Elst, E. W.

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