Camel, George Joseph
Kamel, George Joseph
Botanist, born Brünn, Moravia; died Manila, Philippines.
He entered the Society of Jesus as a lay brother, 1682, and in 1688, was sent to the Philippines as a missionary.
He made valuable investigations of the plants and natural history of the islands which were published in the "," and wrote an extensive work on "."
A genus of evergreen shrubs is named in his honor Camellia
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