Ref NoMS/56
TitlePlantae Ulyssiponensis notebook - William Withering Jnr.
AdminHistoryWilliam Withering (Senior) FRS (17 March 1741 – 6 October 1799) was an English botanist, geologist, chemist, physician and the discoverer of digitalis.
DescriptionNotebook containing a catalogue of plants by William Withering Jnr., which accompanies an album of watercolour drawings [MS/55].

The preface, which is dated The Larches, December 1802 and addressed to the Secretary of the Linnean Society, states: "the plants enumerated were chiefly ascertained by my late father and I have annexed a few figures of the doubtful or rarer ones taken from living specimens". He also states that the catalogue contains 'the names of several plants unnoticed b Grisley or other writers on the Flora of Portugal, I am induced to believe it may not be entirely unworthy the attention of the Linnean Society'. Signed W. Withering.
DateDec 1802
Extent1 notebook
Related MaterialMS/55
Creator NameWithering, William, Jr.
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