DAENEN, Pierre (Abbé) 1788 - 1863
born: Münster (Switzerland) died: Dreux
Priest in France and Switzerland, especially interested in the flora of Dept. Eure-et-Loir.
Biography: Bull. Soc. Bot. Fr. 10: 133 - 135. 1863.
GOET: Italy, Switzerland from 1850 (Hb. Gris.).
DAHLSTEDT, Gustav Adolf Hugo 1856 - 1934
born: St. Lara died: Mörby
Swedish botanist (specifically Hieracium, Taraxacum). Worked at the Riksmuseet and Bergianska Trädgården in Stockholm.
Biography: Svensk Bot. Tidskr. 29: 506 - 510. 1935.
GOET: Hieracium (not included in the main collection): "Herbarium Hieraciorum
Sandinaviae" Cent. I - X. Stockholm 1892 - 96 (acc. 1893 - 97). "Hieracia
Exsiccata". Fasc. IV. Stockholm 1891 (acc. 1891).
DAMBOLDT, Jürgen 1937 - 1978
born: Hanover died: Berlin
Botanist (the systematics of Campanulaceae, Cytotaxonomy of alpine and Greek taxa). Student of H. MERXMÜLLER. Assistant at the institute for systematic botany and plant geography at the Freien Universität Berlin from 1965, where he completed his habilitation in 1970, and was appointed as prof. in 1971.
Biography: Willdenowia 8: 463 - 469. 1979.
Herbarium: B (?)
GOET: A few specimens, mostly from Greece (specimens used for cytotaxonomic studies).
DAVIS, Peter Hadland 1918 - 1992
born: Weston-Super-Mare died: Edinburgh
Apprenticed in an Alpine Plant Nursery, he began botanizing as an amateur in 1938 in the Middle East. During war for some time in Cairo. Studied botany at Edinburgh University. Ph. D. Edinburgh in 1952. Lecturer, Reader and finally owner of Personal Chair in Plant Taxonomy at Edinburgh University. Editor of the "Flora of Turkey" (9 volumes 1965-85 + Suppl.). Numerous expeditions especially to Turkey and North Africa. Collector of paintings and ceramics.
Biography: Kit TAN (Edit.) 1989: The Davis & Hedge Festschrift. p. X-XVI. Edinburgh.
GOET: Turkey, especially Compositae and Umbelliferae.
Itinerary: Notes R. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 22: 1 - 7, 1955; 22: 583 - 590, 1958; 25: 165 - 169,
1964; 29: 203 - 209, 1960.
DEBEAUX, Jean Odon 1826 - 1910
born: Aden died: Toulouse
Army pharmacist (worked in several countries including China and North Africa). Botanist and malacologist.
Biography: COSSON 1881: 33 - 34.
BRETSCHNEIDER 1898: 825 - 826.
Bull. Soc. Bot. Fr. 57: 163 - 165. 1910.
GOET: Algeria, "Pl. de l'Algérie" 1883 / 89 (Hb. Roth). A few specimens from France (Hb.
DEGEN, Árpád von 1866 - 1934
born: Preßburg (Bratislava) died: Budapest
Botanist (Flora from Hungary, Yugoslavia and the Balkans). Agriculturalist. Studied medicine in Budapest. Doctor, head of the royal Hungarian seed control station from 1896. 1897 habilitation, 1927 Prof. at the university.
Biography: Mag. Bot. Lap. 33: preface 1934.
Bot. Közlem. 33: 1 - 77. 1936.
GOMBOCZ 1936: 600-601.
GOET: Hungary in "Fl. Exs. Austro - Hung." A few specimens "Plantae Banatus exsicc."
1897 (Hb. Vo.).
DEGENER, Isa (born; HANSEN, Irmgard). 1924 -
Botanist. 1949 – 53; scientist at the Berlin - Dahlem botanical gardens and museum. 1953; married Dr. Otto DEGENER and became his permanent co-worker.
Biography: Englera 1: 39-40. 1979.
GOET: see DEGENER, Otto.
DEGENER, Otto 1899 - 1987
born: East Orange, New Jersey died: (Hawaii Islands)
Botanist. Studied in Amherst, Mass. and Honolulu. Lecturer of botany at the university of Honolulu (1925 - 27), 1929 "Naturalist" at the "Hawaii National Park" and later worked as free-lance botanist in Hawaii. 1940 - 41; rediscovered Degeneria (which had been named after him), on the Fiji islands. Important contribution to the knowledge of the flora of the Hawaiian Islands ("Flora Hawaiiensis") and to their protection.
Biography: Autobiography; letters to Dr. SOHMER from 1978. (Copies in GOET archives).
Amer. Men Women Sci. Phys. Biol. Sci. ed. 14. 1979.
Internetpage of New York Botanical Garden
Herbarium: Several including NY (collection was divided between several herbaria for no fee).
GOET: Hawaiian Islands, with I. DEGNER (presented as a gift).
DEGENKOLB, Hermann 1843 - 1919
Lord of the manor in Rottwerndorf, near Pirna, economic advisor in Dresden. Botanist.
Biography: ASCH. & GR. 2 (1): 283. 1899.
GOET: Germany, France, ca. 1865 - 67.
DEMIRIZ, Hüsnü 1920 -
Botanist, (systematics and flora of Turkey), prof. at the university of Istanbul, director of the botanical institute. Bibliographer of the Turkish flora.
GOET: ca. 40 Nr. Centaurea, Turkey (partly with co-workers).
DEPPE, Ferdinand 1794 - 1861
born: Berlin died: (Berlin) Charlottenburg
Worked as collector (plants and animals) with SCHIEDE in Mexico. Later owner of a garden nursery in Charlottenburg (Berlin).
Biography: Bot. Zeitung. 19: 104. 1861 (also in: Bonplandia 9: 157. 1861).
Zanderia 3: 39-42. 1984.
GOET: Mexico (with SCHIEDE ?, see also SCHIEDE).
Itinerary: Condor 56: 86 - 92. 1954.
DEVOS (DE VOS), André Paschal Alexandre 1834 - ?
born: Champion (Prov. Namur, Belgien)
Teacher in Aarschot, Namur and Liège [Lüttich] (among others). Curator of Liège museum (1878 - 89). Botanist (florist).
Biography: Biogr. Nat. Belg. 40: 195 - 203. 1977.
GOET: Edit. (with A. THIELENS, see A. THIELENS): "Kickxia Belgica".
DIEKEN, Jan van 1893 - 1971
born: Stickhausen died: Westerhauderfenn (East Friesland, N. Germany).
Studied biology, and after WWI, theology as well. Pastor in several parishes including Krummendeich, Juist, and Hollen, east Friesland (1935 - 61). Spent his retirement in Westrhauderfenn. Botanist in east Friesland, folklorist and writer.
Biography: Friesische Blätter 10, no. 3. 1973.
Herbarium: GOET (acc. 1981). N.W. Germany (the collection is only partly usable due to bad
maintainance and inadequate labelling.)
DIETRICH, Konkordia Amalie (born: NELLE) 1821 - 1891
born: Siebenlehn near Meißen died: Rendsburg
German botanist and explorer. 1863 - 73; collected specimens in Australia and on the Tonga islands for the museum of the Hamburg firm I.C. GODEFROY & SOHN.
Biography: Ch. BISCHOFF 1909, Amalie Dietrich, Berlin (several editions until 1980).
Report 13th Meet. Australas. Ass. Advancement Sci. 13: 226 - 229. 1912.
NDB 3: 695. 1957.
Spectator 6: 465-475. 1952.
Abh. Verh. Naturw. Ver. Hamburg, Suppl. 9: 149 - 153. 1967.
CARR & CARR 1981: 338-342.
LÜTTGE, U. (Edit.) 1988: Amalie Dietrich (1821-1891). German Biologist in
Australia. = Studies in International Cultural Relations 29. Stuttgart.
GOET: Bryophytes (musci) from Australia (Brisbane River).
Revisions: K. MÜLLER 1868 / 72: Linnaea 35: 613 - 626; 37: 143 - 160.
DINGLER, Hermann 1846 - 1936
born: Zweibrücken died: Aschaffenburg
Doctor (as army doctor in Turkish army in the Middle East), later as Prof. of forest botany in Aschaffenburg.
Biography: Ber. Deutsch. Bot. Ges. 54: (122) - (139). 1937.
GOET: A few specimens from Austria, Turkey and Syria, 1872 - 74 (Hb. Pet., Roth).
DÖRFLER, Ignaz 1866 - 1950
born and died in Vienna
Botanist, lived on the income generated by selling and exchanging plant exsiccata ("Wiener Botanische Tauschanstalt"). Curator of the public exhibition at the botanical institute of the univeristy of Vienna (1915 - 1937). Travelled in several areas including Albania. Owner of a extensive collection of autograph letters of botanists which he sold to Uppsala after WWI.
Biography: Österr. Bot. Z. 82: 183. 1933.
Letter from JANCHEN in B.
Willdenowia 13: 397-427, 1983; 14: 203-223, 1984 (collection of letters).
GOET: Upper Austria (in Fl. Exs. Austro - Hung.).
DON, George 1798 - 1856
born: Doo Hillock (Forfarshire) died: Bedford Place (London).
British gardener (Chelsea physic Garden), plant collector (Brasil, West-indies, Sao Tomé, Sierra Leone) and botanist.
Biography: Bonplandia 5: 133 - 134. 1857.
Symb. Ant. 3: 38. 1902.
GOET: Tenerife, Cape Verde islands, Cuba (Hb. Gris.).
Doctor (in Constantinopel from 1840) and plant collector.
Biography: unknown, mentioned in GRISEBACH 1841, Reise durch Rumelien 1: 124: "das
Lazarett von Máltepe, bei Constantinopel..., das unter der Leitung der Doctoren
Pestalozza und Donietti stand".
GOET: Turkey (and Iraq ?), Syria. "Mesopotamia" "Syria bor". (Hb. Gris.). Where
specimens carry labels without a local place of collection and labelled only by
GRISEBACH, the information concerning the origin is probably incorrect.
Types: Scandix russeliana Gris., Arenaria sabulina Gris. ex Fenzl.
DORNER, Josef 1809 - 1873
born: Raab died: Pest (Budapest)
Grammar school prof. in Szarvas (Komit. Békés) and Pest. Botanist.
Biography: Österr. Bot. Z. 24: 61. 1874.
GOET: Banat (acc. 1840).
DOUIN, Charles - Isidore 1858 - 1944
born: Bouville (Eure - et - Loir) died: Chartres
Teacher in Chartres. Bryologist.
Biography: Rev. Bryol. Lich. N.S. 16: 5 - 14. 1949.
Natural. Canad. 78: 157 - 163. 1951.
GOET: Bryophytes in VERDOORN, Hepat. Sel.
Bryologist in Bonn. 1868; wrote a thesis about the "Laubmoose des Siebengebirges" ("Mosses of the Siebengebirge"), which was published for the first time in 1927 by ANDRES (Sitzungsber. Naturh. Ver. Preuss. Rheinl. Westf. 1926 D: 51 - 58.).
GOET: Bryophytes, from areas around Bonn (in RABENHORST, Bryotheca and
Hepaticae, ca. 40 Nr.).
DRÈGE, Johann Franz (Jean François) 1794 - 1881
born and died in Altona (Hamburg - Altona).
Gardener (apprenticeship in several places including the botanical gardens, Göttingen). 1826 - 33; plant collector in South Africa (majority of the collection in Hamburg was destroyed in a fire in 1842). Later owned a garden nursery in Groß-Borstel near Hamburg. First plant - geography study about South Africa.
Biography: ASCH & GR. 2 (2): 420. 1904.
MARLOTH, Fl. S. Afr. 1: VIII - IX. 1913.
Dict. S. Afr. Biogr. 1: 254 - 256. 1968.
GUNN & CODD 1981: 137-140.
Herbarium: specimens in many herbaria.
GOET: A few specimens from South Africa.
DRESLER, J. E.
Choirmaster in Löwenberg i. Schl. Editor of a "Flora von Löwenberg i. Schl.". (1883).
GOET: Silesia, 1876 / 79: "Flora von Löwenberg", also Lichens (Hb. Vo.) and
Bryophytes (Hb. Eiben).
DRUDE, Carl Georg Oscar 1852 - 1933
born: Brunswick died: Bühlau near Dresden
Botanist (systematics and plant geography). Assistant at Göttingen herbarium from 1873. Private lecturer in Göttingen 1876 - 79. Later ordinary prof. at the polytechnical college in Dresden.
Biography: Ber. Deutsch. Bot. Ges. 51: (96) - (127). 1934.
Sitz. Ber. Abh. Naturw. Ges. Isis Dresden 1932: 5 - 27. 1932 ?.
Ber. Arbeitsgem. Sächs. Botan. 5 / 6: 3 - 9. 1956.
GOET: A few specimens from south Lower Saxony and north Hessen.
DRUMMOND, Thomas 1780 - 1835
born: Scotland died: Havanna
Scottish gardener, plant collector and botanist (esp. bryologist). 1825 / 27 and 1831 / 35 in North America.
Biography: Symb. Ant. 3: 38 - 39. 1902.
GOET: Texas (acc. 1867). Bryophytes: "Musci Americani" (Hb. Solms).
DUBY, Jean Étienne 1798 - 1885
born: Geneve died: Founex (Vaud)
Evangelical priest in Geneve and botanist (worked on cryptogams).
Biography: Verh. Schweiz. Naturf. Ges. 69: 133 - 137. 1886.
Bull. Soc. Bot. France 32: 371 - 373. 1886.
Herbarium: BERN (Crypto.: G, STR and private)
GOET: Pryenees, west alps (Hb. Pae., Roth).
DUCHASSAING de FONTBRESSIN, Édouard Placide 1818 - 1873
born: Moule (Guadelupe) died: Périgord
Doctor and naturalist (zoologist). Doctor in Guadeloupe, Panama and St. Thomas.
Biography: Bull. Soc. Bot. Fr. 20: 275 - 280. 1873.
Symb. Ant. 3: 39. 1902.
STANDLEY 1928, Flora of the Panama Canal Zone p. 44.
Mem. N. Y. Bot. Gard. 19: 313. 1975.
Herbarium: GOET, Guadeloupe, Panama, St. Thomas (Hb. Gris., following the death of
WALPERS, the collection, which includes several descriptions and drawings from
DUCHASSAING, was bought by GRISEBACH).
Revisions by: GRISEBACH 1857 (Guadeloupe), GRISEBACH 1858 (Panama).
DUCOMMUM Jules César 1829 - 1892
born: Geneve died: Bern
Swiss botanist, teacher and translator. Editor of the "Taschenbuch für den Schweizerischen Botaniker" (hand book for swiss botanists). Solothurn 1869.
Biography: BRIQUET 1940.
Herbarium: G, LAU
GOET: A few specimens Switzerland.
GOET: Pteridophytes from Mauritius, 1825, 1830 (following Index Herb., Coll.
specimens also from Madagascar and the Cape).
DUMAS, Wilhelm ca. 1829 - 1886
died: (Berlin - ) Charlottenburg
Head teacher at the "Grauen Kloster", Berlin (from 1854). Florist.
Herbarium: GOET (?), ex Hb. Pae. including Berlin, Mark Brandenburg (1871 - 77), Switzerland
and Tryol (1865 - 76).