John Reeves (naturalist)
John Reeves (May 1, 1774-March 22, 1856) was an English naturalist. He developed a remarkable collection of Chinese drawings of animals and plants.
Reeves was appointed Inspector of Tea for the British East India Company in 1808. He was responsible for the introduction of a number of garden plants to the West.
He is commemorated in the names of Reeves's Muntjac and Reeves's Pheasant.
"Natural History Museum: biography of Reeves". Archived from the original on 2007-03-22. Retrieved 2007-01-18.
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