ROWNTREE, Gertrude Lester

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ROWNTREE, Gertrude Lester (1879-1979), well-known California horticulturalist who collected plants on Santa Cruz Island in the 1930s. She was once described as a little English woman who gathered seeds from all over California and sent them everywhere. She visited several islands with Ralph Hoffmann and Austin Tappan Wright in December, 1930.

» Rowntree, Lester Flowers of the enchanted islands in New Flora and Silva 4:1(25-33),1931