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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

In the 17th century, Juan Balme, a botanist, noted the poinsettia plant in his ... 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 ...

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

Aug 27, 2012 ... Learn the interesting history behind the poinsettia, and discover how this ... highlands during the very short days of winter and named it “Cuetlaxochitl. ... means beautiful) after noticing not only how vibrant and stunning the plant's ... plant actually pushed its way through the cracks of his greenhouse floor!

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

After serving in the South Carolina legislature (1816–20), Poinsett was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1820. He interrupted his legislative ...

www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/a-smithsonian-holiday-story-joel-poinsett-and-the-poinsettia-3081111

Dec 6, 2010 ... John Roberts Poinsett (1779-1851) (Library of Congress) ... With so many of the plants under his care, Holmes began investigating the original ...

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 ...

www.poinsettiatrial.com

Welcome to the official homepage of the World Poinsettia Trials. ... After growers visited and voted on their favorite varieties, Heimos compiled the results. ... He translated his ideals into action disregarding the consequences. His life ... Deciding that medicine was not for him, he was attracted instead to the profession of arms.