The sarcotesta has a strong smell that most people find unpleasant.The ginkgo is classified in its own division, the Ginkgophyta, comprising the single class Ginkgoopsida, order Ginkgoales, family Ginkgoaceae, genus Ginkgo and is the only extant species within this group.
In 1851 Walter Chamberlain retired and the company was taken over by the Dublin business man William Kerr.
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They produced very high quality ornamental porcelain using rich patterns that competed with Chamberlain and Flight Barr.
The Grainger & Wood china works moved to St Martin’s Gate in 1809 following a factory fire.
The relationship of ginkgo to other plant groups remains uncertain.
It has been placed loosely in the divisions Spermatophyta and Pinophyta, but no consensus has been reached.
Two names for the species recognise the botanist Richard Salisbury, a placement by Nelson as Pterophyllus salisburiensis and the earlier Salisburia adiantifolia proposed by James Edward Smith.
The epithet of the latter may have been intended to denote a characteristic resembling Adiantum, the genus of maidenhair ferns.
Chamberlain’s success was reflected in the way that he sold his wares via his shop at 33 Worcester High Street and via his fashionable London show room, initial set up at no 63 Piccadilly but eventually moving to 155 New Bond Street in 1816.
Needless to say Chamberlain porcelain became a significant rival of Flight Bar and Grainger.
By the Regency period Chamberlain Worcester had acquired some fame for the very quality of his hand painted porcelain.