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|Scottish botanist who introduced tea cultivation from China to India.|
- (1847) ‘Three Years' Wanderings in the Northern Provinces of China, including a Visit to the Tea, Silk, and Cotton Countries, with an Account of the Agriculture and Horticulture of the Chinese.’
- (1851) ‘Report upon the Tea Plantations in the North-west Provinces,’
- (1852) ‘A Journey to the Tea Countries of China’
- (1853) ‘Two Visits to the Tea Countries of China and the British Plantations in the Himalayas’
- (1857) ‘A Residence among the Chinese’ (the culture of the silkworm)
- (1863) ‘Yeddo and Peking’
Works about him
- “Fortune, Robert” in The American Cyclopædia, 1879.
- “Fortune, Robert,” in Dictionary of National Biography, London: Smith, Elder, & Co., (1885–1900) in 63 vols.
- S. T. Dunn, “The Flora of China” in Twentieth Century Impressions of Hongkong, Shanghai, and other Treaty Ports of China (1908)
- “Fortune, Robert,” in Encyclopædia Britannica, (11th ed.), 1911