Department of Systematics, Biodiversity and Evolution of Plants (with Herbarium)

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ALEXANDER, Richard Chandler 1809 – 1902
= PRIOR, Richard Chandler Alexander ( from 1859)
born: Corsham, Wilts. died: London
English botanist and plant collector. Temporary curator of the Fielding herbarium, Oxford.

Biography: Symb. Ant: 3: 107. 1902.
DESMOND 1977.
Herbarium: K
GOET: Jamaica, 1850 (Hb. Gris.).


AMES, Mary L. Pulsifer 1844 / 45 – 1902
born: ? died: San José, California.

Biography: Science N.S. 15: 517. 1902. (Obituary).
Herbarium: GH
GOET: California, 1870, 1875 (Hb. Gris.).


AMME, Ernst 1843 – 1913
Pharmacist at Hildesheim

Biography: H. SEELAND 1938: 26.
Herbarium: GOET? Specimens possibly collected around Hildesheim. Collection site often not
specified. (ex Hild).


AMME, Otto ? – 1938
Dr. phil. Successor to his father Ernst AMME as pharmacist in Hildesheim.

Biography: ”Hildesheimer Allg. Zeitung” newspaper from 12.IV.1940 (Archive GOET).
Herbarium: GOET, most specimens collected around Hildesheim. (ex. Hild).

Comments: Several specimens in the Hildesheim herbarium labelled as AMME also carry pre-printed labels with the name O. AMME. Other older handwritten labels may represent the herbarium of his father, E. AMME.


ANDERS, Joseph 1863 – 1936
born: Kletschen (Bohemia) died: Bohemian-Leipa (Česká Lipa)
Teacher in Bohemian–Leipa from 1887. 1919; head teacher of the girls primary school. Botanist (florist) and lichenologist.

Biography: Natur u. Heimat, Aussig 7: 33-37. 1936.
Ber. Deutsch. Bot. Ges. 54: (93) – (99). 1937.
GRUMMANN 1974.
Herbarium: PR
GOET: ”Lichenes exsiccati”, 333 Nr. (Hb. Firbas). Mostly from Bohemia, more than 200
collected by ANDERS, others collected by KLEMENT (Erz mountains =
Erzgebirge), SANDSTEDE (North west Germany) and others.


ANDERSON, James 1797 – 1842
born: Boquhan, Stirling died: Sydney
English plant collector. Final post as superintendent at the botanical gardens in Sydney.

Biography: Kew. Bull. 1906: 217.
DESMOND 1977.
GOET: Australia (”Nova Hollandia”), near Port Jackson, 1832 (Hb. Bg.).


ANDERSSON, Nils Johan 1821 – 1880
born: Gärdserum, Sweden died: Stockholm
1851 – 53; participant on the round-the-world-voyage on the ”Eugénie”. Prof. of botany in Stockholm from 1856 onwards. Salix specialist.

Biography: Bot. Centralbl. 1: 192. 1880.
Bot. Notis. 1880: 63-64. 1880
Svenskt Biogr. Lex. 1: 701 – 705. 1918.
GOET: Galapagos Islands (Hb. Gris.), including several isotypes. Specimens from Lapland
labelled as ”Ands.” (1864) were probably also collected by him (Hb. Gris.).


ANDRÉE, Adolf 1841 – 1917
born: Münder am Deister died: Hanover?
Pharmacist in Münder and Hanover. Florist.

Biography: Jahresber. Nieders. Bot. Ver. 6-11: o.S. 1919.
Herbarium: HBG?
GOET: Germany (ex Hild.).


ANGELRODT, Johann Carl 1845 – 1913
born: Frömmstedt b. Kindelbrück died: Nordhausen.
Teacher in Nordhausen, florist and coleopterist. Co-author of the ”Flora of Nordhausen” (VOCKE & ANGLERODT 1886).

Biography: K. KELLNER 1980, Beitr. Heimatk. Stadt Kreis Nordhausen 5: 32-33.
GOET: Harz and surrounding area, 1878. (Hb. Pae., Roth, Vo.)


ÅNGSTRÖM, Johan 1813 – 1879

born: Lögdö, Medelpad died: Örnskiöldsvik
Doctor in Lycksele and Örnskiöldsvik. Botanist (in particular bryologist), travelled in Lapland, Finland and Russian Carelia, (partly with NYLANDER).

Biography: Bot. Notis. 1879: 31 – 32. 1879.
Acta Hort. Berg. 3 (3) : 60. 1906.
Herbarium: S
GOET: Bry, Lapland, ca. 75 Nr. in Rabenhorst, Bryotheca et Hepaticae.


ANSORGE, B.
Assistant at the Breslau botanical gardens.

GOET: Silesia, Moravia, 1877 – 79 (Hb. Vo.).


ARCANGELI, Giovanni 1840 – 1921
born: Florence died: Pisa
Botanist (Systematics, also cryptogams, anatomy and physiology). Prof. in Turin and also in Pisa from 1881. Director of the botanical gardens in Pisa.

Biography: Atti Soc. Tosc. Sci. Nat. Pisa, Mem. 34: I – VIII. 1922.
Dizion. Biogr. Ital. 3: 742 – 743. 1961.
Herbarium: PI
GOET: Italy: Florence, 1878. (Also in BAENITZ, Herb. Europ.).


ARNOLD, Ferdinand Christian Gustav 1828 – 1901
born: Ansbach died: München

Lawyer in Ansbach, Eichstätt and München and later as chief advisor at the appeals court. Botanist, outstanding Lichenologist.

Biography: Leopoldina 37: 74-78. 1901.
Hedwigia 41: 72-79. 1902.
Ber. Bayer. Bot. Ges. 8, I: 16-24. 1902.
GRUMMANN 1974
MÄGDEFRAU 1978: 145.
Herbarium: M
GOET: ”Lichenes Exsiccati”, ”Lichenes Monacenses Exsiccati”, a few specimens also
in Hb. Solms.


ARTZT, Franz Friedrich Anton 1844 – 1922
born: Oederan (Sachsen)
Engineer in Plauen.

Biography: Fl. Tirol 6 (4) : 64. 1913
GOET: South Tyrol, 1885 – 89 (Hb. Vo.).


ASCHERSON, Paul Friedrich August 1834 – 1913
born and died in Berlin.
Botanist (flora and plant geography). Assistant at, (1860 - 1865) and curator of, (1865 – 84) the Berlin botanical gardens. 1869; Dr. phil.h.c. Univ. Rostock. 1873; extraordinary Prof., 1884; ordinary Prof. Univ. Berlin. For a long time the leading authority of the flora of Central Europe.

Biography: RATZEBURG 1872: 12 – 18 (Autobio.).
Festschrift on the occasion of his 70th birthday, P. Ascherson Leipzig, 1904.
Ber. Deutsch. Bot. Ges. 31: (102) – (110). 1913.
Verh. Bot. Ver. Prov. Brandenburg 55: (10) – (14). 1913.
Mag. Bot. Lap. 12: 3 – 15. 1913.
Englera 1. 1979.
FRAHM & EGGERS 2001: 20.
Herbarium: B (mostly destroyed).
GOET: Brandenburg, Altvatergeb. (1862) (Hb.Pae., Roth, Inst. Waldbau).
”Zweite Reise in die lybische Wüste” (Second trip in the Libyan Desert), 1876
(Hb. Pae., Roth).
With O. REINHARDT: Sardinian ”Flora Sardoa”, 1863 (Hb. Pae., Roth).
”Dritte Reise nach Aegypten”, (Hb. Pae.).


AUCHER-ÉLOY, Pierre Martin Remi 1818 – 1870
born: Blois died: Djulfa (Iran).
Studied pharmacy before working as publisher and printer. Following business failure moved to St. Petersburg for a short period. 1830 – 38; worked as collector and explorer in the Middle East, (especially Egypt, Turkey and Iran). Also travelled with de MONTBRET on several occasions.

Biography: JAUBERT in AUCHER, Relations de voyages en Orient, p. V-XXXI. 1843.
Lond. J. Bot. 3: 167-185. 1844 (English version of the above paper).
LASÈGUE 1845: 122-124.
A. GABRIEL 1969: Vergessene Persienreisende. Wien (p. 102-117).
Herbarium: P
GOET: Few specimens of Gentianaceae (Hb. Gris. ex G-DC).


AUERSWALD, Bernhard 1818 – 1870
born: Linz near Großenhain in Saxony. died: Leipzig
Teacher in Leipzig. Organiser of a botanical exchange programme (especially cryptogams).

Biography: ADB 1: 644-645. 1875.
GRUMMANN 1974.
Herbarium: BM
GOET: 1 folder of fungi, few specimens of bryophytes, seed plants and lichens.


AYAŞLIGIL
Turkish botanist, Ph.D. from Munich (Weihenstephan)

GOET: Extensive herbarium from SW-Turkey from a protected area.