Profession, Physician, Botanist, Politician. Religion, Episcopalian. Joel Roberts
Poinsett (March 2, 1779 – December 12, 1851) was an American physician and
... Poinsett arrived in Charleston ...
Montezuma, the last of the Aztec kings, would have poinsettias brought into ... In
the 17th century, Juan Balme, a botanist, noted the poinsettia plant in his writings.
... Prescott named the plant the poinsettia in honor of Joel Poinsett's discovery.
Feb 10, 2011 ... The Poinsettia plant was named after Joel Robert Poinsett, who was an ... much
that he sent several back to his home in South Carolina where ...
A period of studying the legal profession also ended prematurely, marking the
end of his formal education. So, free at last to give free rein to his wanderlust he ...
Dec 15, 2011 ... It's a profession which takes its name from an actor named Thespis, who lived in
... In the early 19th century, his name was taken up by the Luddites — a ...
Blooming: The poinsettia is named after Joel Roberts Poinsett, who ...
Ephraim Poinsett that listed the wrong names for his mother and father, which led
me to believe that he was not a .... profession or craft. The French word ... was
named after Joel Roberts Poinsett who was Secretary of War around this time.
He was the first Ambassador from the USA to Mexico in 1825. Poinsett had some
greenhouses on his plantations in South Carolina, and while visiting the Taco ...
Dec 5, 2003 ... Poinsettia can cause severe reactions among people who have latex. ... The
poinsettia was named after Joel R. Poinsett, the first U.S. ambassador to Mexico,
who took cuttings of it back to his native South Carolina in the 1820s. The Los
Angeles ... Latex Allergy A Bane To Medical Profession January 7 ...
The lure of the pen enticed Khushwant Slngh (born in 1915) away from his
profession of law and diplomacy ... His love and keen observation of nature and
landscape .... Christmas tree is the poinsettia which persists through January; it is
, as its Latin ...... known as 'Collector Sahib', and the Jehangir, named after the