George Richardson Proctor (1920–2015) was an American botanist and expert on Jamaican flora. He wrote widely on the topic, publishing Flora of the Cayman Islands, and collected over 55,000 specimens from 50 different islands in the Caribbean. He was considered one of the "four horsemen" of taxonomy in the West Indies and Caribbean. Thirty-one species were named in his honor, including Coccothrinax proctorii. Late in his life Proctor was arrested for a conspiracy to murder his wife at the age of 86, and in 2010 at the age of 90, was sentenced to four years in prison.

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  • George Richardson Proctor (1920–2015) was an American botanist and expert on Jamaican flora. He wrote widely on the topic, publishing Flora of the Cayman Islands, and collected over 55,000 specimens from 50 different islands in the Caribbean. He was considered one of the "four horsemen" of taxonomy in the West Indies and Caribbean. Thirty-one species were named in his honor, including Coccothrinax proctorii. Late in his life Proctor was arrested for a conspiracy to murder his wife at the age of 86, and in 2010 at the age of 90, was sentenced to four years in prison. (en)
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  • George Richardson Proctor (1920–2015) was an American botanist and expert on Jamaican flora. He wrote widely on the topic, publishing Flora of the Cayman Islands, and collected over 55,000 specimens from 50 different islands in the Caribbean. He was considered one of the "four horsemen" of taxonomy in the West Indies and Caribbean. Thirty-one species were named in his honor, including Coccothrinax proctorii. Late in his life Proctor was arrested for a conspiracy to murder his wife at the age of 86, and in 2010 at the age of 90, was sentenced to four years in prison. (en)
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