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Loudon, John Claudius (1783-1843), botanist and horticulturist, was born in Lanarkshire. In 1803 he published Observations on laying out Public Squares, and in 1805 a Treatise on Hot-Houses. Besides encyclopedias of gardening and plants and other works on botany he published Arboretum et Fruticetum Britannicum.