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Theodore Cooke

Published by Taylor and Francis, Red Lion Court, Fleet Street, London, England.

1903-1908

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Theodore Cooke (1836 in 1836) Cooke was born in County Waterford in 1836. He studied at Trinity College, Dublin, where he took what would today be called a double major, in the faculties of arts and engineering. He then joined the Bombay, Baroda and Central India Railway, for which he led the building of an iron bridge at Bassein (Vasai). Just a few years into his career as a railway engineer, he was snapped up by the Bombay government’s educational service, becoming the principal at the Poona college when he was not yet thirty.

His scientific specialisation was in geology and his vocation, that of civil engineering, but in his spare time he would examine the plants of the Bombay Presidency, eventually heading the work of the Botanical Survey of India for western India in 1891.

After retirement, he set to work producing what would become the seven-volume Flora of the Presidency of Bombay from his base at Kew, the London suburb that was home to the Royal Botanical Gardens. Among Cooke’s pedagogical ...

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The standard author abbreviation used to indicate this person as the author, when citing a botanical name: T.Cooke

33 plant species named BY Cooke and 22 plant species named AFTER Cooke.

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33 Plant species named BY Cooke

The following 33 plant species names have been described and named BY Cooke (T.Cooke)

 

Abutilon cornutum Dalzell ex T.Cooke, Fl. Bombay 98.

Andropogon cookei Stapf ex T.Cooke, Fl. Bombay pt. 5: 986 (1908).

Andropogon serrafalcoides T.Cooke & Stapf, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1908(10): 450 (1908).

Blumea lanuginosa (C.B.Clarke) T.Cooke ex M.R.Almeida, Fl. Maharashtra 3A: 81 (2001) (2001), nom. inval.

Boerhavia bracteata T.Cooke, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1909(10): 421 (1909).

Centema subfusca T.Cooke, Fl. Cap. (Harvey) 5(1.2): 418 (1901).

Cyperus clarkei T.Cooke, Fl. Bombay ii. 873 (1908).

Cyperus konkanensis T.Cooke, Fl. Bombay ii. 874 (1908).

Cyperus malabaricus (C.B.Clarke) T.Cooke, Fl. Bombay 2: 856 (1908).

Digitaria pennata (Hochst.) T.Cooke, Fl. Bombay ii. 941 (1908).

Flacourtia latifolia T.Cooke, Fl. Bombay 56.

Gossypium herbaceum var. wightianum (Tod.) T.Cooke, Fl. Bombay 1(1): 116 (1901).

Hermbstaedtia odorata T.Cooke, Fl. Cap. (Harvey) 5(1.2): 407 (1901).

Kalanchoe bhidei T.Cooke, Fl. Bombay 1: 467 (1903).

Mollugo pentaphylla var. rupestris T.Cooke, Fl. Bombay 1: 558 (1901).

Monniera floribunda T.Cooke, Fl. Bombay ii. 286.

Monniera hamiltoniana T.Cooke, Fl. Bombay ii. 286.

Plectranthus bolusii T.Cooke, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1909(9): 377 (1909).

Plectranthus cooperi T.Cooke, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1909(9): 377 (1909).

Plectranthus densiflorus T.Cooke, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1909(9): 378 (1909).

Plectranthus pachyphyllus Gürke ex T.Cooke, Fl. Cap. (Harvey) 5(1.2): 285 (1910).

Plectranthus peglerae T.Cooke, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1909(9): 378 (1909).

Plectranthus villosus T.Cooke, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1909(9): 378 (1909).

Plectranthus zuluensis T.Cooke, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1909(9): 379 (1909).

Plectronia wightii T.Cooke, Fl. Bombay i. 606.

Rhynchosia minima var. memnonia (Delile) T.Cooke, Fl. Bombay 1(2): 389 (1902).

Sarcochilus viridiflorus (Lindl.) T.Cooke, Fl. Bombay 2: 697 (1907), nom. illeg.

Setaria plicata T.Cooke, Fl. Bombay ii. 919 (1908).

Setaria rhachitricha T.Cooke, Fl. Bombay ii. 919 (1908).

Sporobolus sindicus Stapf ex T.Cooke, Fl. Bombay ii. 1018 (1908).

Stenophyllus barbatus (Rottb.) T.Cooke, Fl. Bombay ii. II. 887 (1908).

Themeda imberbis T.Cooke, Fl. Bombay ii. 993 (1908).

Vitis woodrowii Stapf ex T.Cooke, Fl. Bombay 1(2): 248 (1902).

22 Plant species named AFTER Cooke
Updated on the 26th of May 2020

The following 22 plant species names have been described and named AFTER Cooke (... cookei), (… cookeana) & (… cookeanum)

 

19 species named AFTER Cooke (… cookei)

Andropogon cookei Stapf ex Woodrow, J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 13(3): 438 (1901), nom. inval.

Andropogon cookei Stapf ex T.Cooke, Fl. Bombay pt. 5: 986 (1908).

Coprosma cookei Fosberg, Occas. Pap. Bernice Pauahi Bishop Mus. xiii. 289 (1937).

× Dactylodenia cookei (Hesl.Harr.) Peitz, Jahresber. Naturwiss. Vereins Wuppertal 25: 189 (1972): (1972).

× Dactylodenia st-quintinii nothosubsp. cookei (Hesl.-Harr.) Eccarius, Orchideengattung Dactylorhiza 566 (2016).

Dactylogymnadenia × cookei (Heslop-Harrison) Soó, Jahresber. Naturwiss. Vereins Wuppertal xxi-xxii. 18 (1968).

Dypsis cookei J.Dransf., in J. Dransfield & H. Beentje, Palms of Madagascar 399 (1995) (1995).

Eriocaulon cookei Punekar, Malpure & Lakshmin., Rheedea 13(1-2): 21 (fig. 2) (2004).

Glyceria cookei Swallen, J. Wash. Acad. Sci. 31: 348, fig. 1 (1941).

Kokia cookei O.Deg., Fl. Hawaiiensis [Degener] Fam. 221 (1934).

Meconopsis × cookei G.Taylor, Journ. Roy. Hort. Soc., Lond. lxxvi. 231 (1951).

× Orchigymnadenia cookei Hesl.-Harr., in Proc. Univ. Durham Phil. Soc. 10: 308 (1941).

Panicum cookei H.St.John, Phytologia 63(5): 368 (1987).

Papaver × cookei (G.Taylor) Christenh. & Byng, Global Fl. 4: 70 (2018).

Phacelia cookei Constance & Heckard, Brittonia 22: 25, fig. 1 (1970).

Polytoca cookei Stapf, Hooker's Icon. Pl. 24: t. 2333 (1894).

Pseudodichanthium cookei (Stapf ex Cooke) M.R.Almeida, J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 84(2): 388, without full basionym ref. (1988).

Psychotria cookei J.W.Moore, Bull. Bernice P. Bishop Mus. 226: 34 (1963).

Trilobachne cookei (Stapf) M.Schenck ex Henrard, Meded. Rijks-Herb. 67: 4 (1931).

2 species named AFTER Cooke (… cookeana)

Pelea cookeana Rock, Indig. Trees Haw. Isl. 216 (1913).

Trithuria cookeana D.D.Sokoloff, Remizowa, T.D.Macfarl. & Rudall, Taxon 57(1): 193 (195; figs., map) (2008).

1 species named AFTER Cooke (… cookeanum)

Rhododendron cookeanum Davidian, Rhododendron Camellia Year Book 16: 105 (1961).

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