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- n. Plural form of botanical garden.
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He used to tell us that if Miss Lill had been born a generation later, she’d have followed a path more like Dr. Turner’s—maybe she’d have pursued a doctorate in plant science, then gone on to invent plant cures or sculpt the famous botanical gardens in some famous European city—something truly grand and worthy of her brains.
In the vicinity of Kandy is an immense cemetery where were deposited the bodies of the mighty kings and heroes of Ceylon, and about four miles away are the botanical gardens of Peradenia, covering one hundred and fifty acres with most luxuriant exotic vegetation.
The manuscript of the botanical-scientific part was discovered by Clements R. Markham in a shed in the botanical gardens of Madrid; he published it under the title: "Tabula synoptica ad specierum generis Chinchonæ determinationem.