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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joel_Roberts_Poinsett

Profession, Physician, Botanist, Politician. Joel Roberts Poinsett (March 2, 1779 – December 12, 1851) was an American physician and ... Poinsett arrived in Charleston early in 1804, months after his father had been laid to rest. .... A commission consisting of Camilo Henríquez and six others was named for the purpose of ...

extension.illinois.edu/poinsettia/history.cfm

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.

www.phoenixflowershops.com/pages/poinsettiahistory.htm

The plant we know today as the poinsettia has long and interestin g history. ... Poinsett had attended medical school himself, but his real love in the scientific field ...

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The Poinsettia was named after J.R. Poinsett a US Minister toMexico.

www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2011/02/the-poinsettia-plant-was-named-after-joel-poinsett

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 ...

www.proflowers.com/blog/history-of-the-poinsettia

Aug 27, 2012 ... How the Poinsettia Became the Official Plant of Christmas ... highlands during the very short days of winter and named it “Cuetlaxochitl. ... (which means beautiful) after noticing not only how vibrant and stunning the plant's leaves ... the plant actually pushed its way through the cracks of his greenhouse floor!

www.ambius.com/blog/the-long-strange-tale-of-the-poinsettia-in-christmas-lore

Dec 9, 2016 ... The poinsettia's story is just as unique mysterious as the rest, and despite ... As legend has it, a young girl named Pepita was traveling to her village to ... During one of his diplomatic trips to Mexico in the winter of 1828 on behalf of ... popular name of 'Poinsettia' after the man who first brought the plant to the ...

www.britannica.com/biography/Joel-R-Poinsett

Feb 20, 2014 ... Joel R. Poinsett: March 2, 1779 Charleston, South Carolina, U.S. ... South Carolina American statesman noted primarily for his diplomacy in Latin America. ... the diplomat after whom the poinsettia plant was named; studied at ...

www.freemasons-freemasonry.com/zeldis16.html

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 ...

www.paulmcgeheeart.com/pages/Poinsettias.htm

After that the flower was named "Flor de Nochebuena," or "Flower of the Blessed Night. ... Throughout his professional career, Poinsett traded seeds with fellow ...