Author:Joseph Knight (1778–1855)
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|Joseph Knight (gardener) on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.Joseph Knight (1778–1855), gardener to George Hibbert, was one of the first people in England to successfully propagate Proteaceae. He is remembered as the nominal author of a publication that caused one of the biggest controversies of 19th century English botany. — Excerpted from|
- Knight, Joseph (1809) On the cultivation of the plants belonging to the natural order of Proteeae.
- Although Knight is the only listed author of this work, only 13 pages pertain to cultivation, the remainder being a taxonomic revision that Knight was unqualified to write. It is widely accepted that the latter was contributed anonymously by Richard Salisbury.