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Humboldt, Bonpland, Kunth and tropical American botany

@inproceedings{Stearn1968HumboldtBK,
  title={Humboldt, Bonpland, Kunth and tropical American botany},
  author={William Thomas Stearn},
  year={1968}
}
Taxonomic revision of Geranium sect. Gracilia (Geraniaceae)
TLDR
Geranium sect.Gracilia (Geraniaceae) comprises nine species in the Andes of Venezuela and Colombia and its differences from the two Colombian species,G.
Bonpland and Humboldt Specimens, Field Notes, and Herbaria; New Insights from a Study of the Monocotyledons Collected in Venezuela
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Curiously, 235 species of monocotyledon described in the “Nova Genera et Species Plantarum” are not represented now by specimens in the Bonpland Herbarium although 32 of these 235 are represented by illustrations (i.e., grisailles).
On the types of Maxillaria grandiflora and Heterotaxis valenzuelana (Orchidaceae: Maxillariinae)
SummaryThe type specimen of Maxillaria grandiflora (Kunth) Lindl. was collected by Alexander von Humboldt and Aimé Bonpland during their scientific expedition to Tropical America. Its type locality,
Humboldt & Bonpland's Cactaceae in the herbaria at Paris and Berlin
Abstract Leuenberger, B. E.: Humboldt & Bonpland's Cactaceae in the herbaria at Paris and Berlin. — Willdenowia 32: 137–153. 2002. — ISSN 0511-9618. Cactaceae specimens collected by Humboldt &
Ecogeografía del género Sticta (Ascomycota liquenizados: Lobariaceae) en Colombia
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It is concluded that the orogeny of the Northern Andes substantially affected speciation of the genus Sticta and its ecogeographical dif- ferentiation.
On holotypes and isotypes
This is the elaborate version of a talk, given on August 25, 2006 in a workshop of the Flora of the Guianas meeting in Berlin.
Plants & Civilization; An Introduction to the Interrelationships of Plants and People
S & BIBLIOGRAPHIES Bibliography of Agriculture Biological Abstracts Botany Subject Index (U. S. Dept. of Agriculture) Chemical Abstracts Craker, L. E., A. F. Chadwick, & J. E. Simon. 1986. An
Plants and Empire: Colonial Bioprospecting in the Atlantic World
* Acknowledgments * Introduction *"The Base for All Economics" * Plan of the Book *1. Voyaging Out * Botanistes Voyageurs * Maria Sibylla Merian * Biopirates * Who Owns Nature? * Voyaging Botanical
The botanical field notes prepared by Humboldt and Bonpland in tropical America
On their famous expedition to tropical America (1799-1804) Humboldt and Bonpland recorded plant descriptions, preliminary determinations, localities and habitat information in seven collecting books,
Humboldtian plant geography after Humboldt: the link to ecology
  • M. Nicolson
  • History
    The British Journal for the History of Science
  • 1996
In his classic textbook, The History of Biology, Erik Nordenskiöld suggested that there had existed, throughout the nineteenth century, not one but two distinct forms of plant geography. He
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