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THERE seems some probability that Jamaica may be selected by the American Commission for the site of the proposed Tropical Botanical Station. Profs. MacDougal and Campbell have restricted themselves in their tour of investigation to that island, and have expressed themselves as well satisfied with the conditions of the rich and varied vegetation there found. The Director of the Botanical Department, Mr. W. Fawcett, is prepared to render every assistance in the furtherance of the object.

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Notes. Nature 56, 346–350 (1897).

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