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Hinton family

George Boole Hinton, English-born Mexican mining engineer and plant collector (Marylebone, London 1882 – Ciudad de mexico 1943)

A relative of mathematician George Boole



PATENTS (1928)

Process of making a cementitious material of cellular texture (GB2894041)

Improvements in or relating to apparatus for making a cellular cement product (GB298847)

Improvements in or relating to apparatus for making a spumous mass of cementitious material (GB297638 e GB300842)

An improved method of making a cellular cementitious product (GB300843)



With his family collected at least 353 new taxa from Mexican flora being 4 genera



HONORS

Hintonia Bullock 1935 (Rubiaceae)   

Hintonella Ames 1938 (Orchidaceae)  

Neohintonia King & Robinson 1971 (Asteraceae)




His son, James C. Hinton, Mexican entrepneur and novelist (Ciudad de Mexico 24 September 1915 – Galeana, Nuevo León State 23 July 2006)



Individually collected 2 new genera and more than 60 species (at least 85 new plant taxa)



HONORS

Jaimehintonia Turner 1993 (Amaryllidaceae)