The Daily Eastern News

Professor is planted with recognition

Professor is planted with recognition

Angelica Cataldo, Entertainment Reporter

September 5, 2016

Not many people can say that a newly discovered species of plant is named after them, but it can be said about botanist and long-time Eastern professor Gordon Tucker. Fimbristylis tuckeri, a newly discovered species of the sedge family, was found in the Western Ghats, a mountain range on the coast...

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