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Jonas Carlsson Dryander (5 March 1748 – 19 October 1810) was a Swedish botanist. Dryander was born in Gothenburg. He was a pupil of Carl Linnaeus at Uppsala University. He arrived in London on 10 July 1777. He was botanist/librarian to Sir Joseph Banks from 1782 (following the death of Daniel Solander), librarian of the Royal Society and Vice-President of the Linnean Society. Dryander's publications included Catalogus bibliothecae historico-naturalis Josephi Banks (1796-1800). In 1784, he was elected a foreign member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. The genus Dryandra was named in his honour by his friend and fellow Swede Thunberg.[1] The standard author abbreviation Dryand. is used to indicate this person as the author when citing a botanical name.[2] References[edit]

^  Stephen, Leslie, ed. (1888). "Dryander, Jonas". Dictionary of National Biography. 16. London: Smith, Elder & Co.  ^ IPNI.  Dryand. 

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WorldCat Identities VIAF: 100287147 LCCN: nr97043097 ISNI: 0000 0000 7246 8199 GND: 117656666 SELIBR: 240637 SUDOC: 032135718 BNF: cb12322421x (data) Botanist: Dryand. SNAC: w6tv7dcf

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