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Authored by: Quattrocchi F.L.S. Umberto

CRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants

Print publication date:  May  2012
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After the German botanist Joseph Gaertner, 1732–1791 (d. Calw), physician, studied medicine at Göttingen, in 1753 received M.D. from Tübingen, traveller, botanical collector, about 1760 professor of anatomy at Tübingen, in 1768 professor of botany and natural history at St. Petersburg and Director of the Botanic Garden, his works include De fructibus et seminibus plantarum. Stuttgart, Tübingen 1788– 1791 [–1792]. His son Carl (Karl) Friedrich von Gaertner (Gärtner) (1772–1850, d. Calw, Württemberg), physician and botanist, traveller, celebrated experimental plant hybridizer, in 1796 received M.D. from Tübingen, wrote Supplementum carpologiae seu continuati operis Josephi Gaertner de fructibus et seminibus plantarum. Leipzig 1805–1807 and Versuche und Beobachtungen über die Bastarderzeugung im Pflanzenreich. Stuttgart 1849. See Jean Baptiste Antoine Pierre de Monnet de Lamarck (1744–1829), Tableau encyclopédique et méthodique des trois règnes de la nature. Botanique. Paris 1794, Jonas C. Dryander, Catalogus bibliothecae historico-naturalis Josephi Banks. London 1796–1800, Joseph P.F. Deleuze, “Notice sur la vie et les ouvrages de Gaertner.” in Annales du muséum national d’histoire naturelle. 1 (an XI [1802]): 207–233. 1802, Prodromus Florae Novae Hollandiae 553. 1810, Systema Vegetabilium. Editio decima quinta 5: 21. 1819, Nova Acta Physico-medica Academiae Caesareae LeopoldinoCarolinae Naturae Curiosorum Exhibentia Ephemerides sive Observationes Historias et Experimenta 18: 351, 353. 1836, Hortus Mauritianus 216. 1837, Plantarum vascularium genera secundum ordines ... 1: 259. 1840, Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis 9: 34. 1845, Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society 1: 112. 1857, Enumeratio Plantarum Zeylaniae 2: 149. 1859, Genera Plantarum 2: 132. 1873, Die Natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien 4(4): 124. 1891 and John H. Barnhart, Biographical Notes upon Botanists. 2: 22. 1965, T.W. Bossert, Biographical dictionary of botanists represented in the Hunt Institute portrait collection. 138. 1972.


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