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Gustav Karl Wilhelm Hermann Karsten

Gustav Karl Wilhelm Hermann Karsten

German botanist
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Intro German botanist
A.K.A. H.Karst.
Countries German Confederation German Empire
Occupations Botanist Pteridologist Mycologist Geologist Explorer
Gender male
Birth 6 November 1817 (Stralsund)
Death 10 July 1908 (Sopot)
Star sign Scorpio
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Biography

Gustav Karl Wilhelm Hermann Karsten (6 November 1817, in Stralsund – 10 July 1908, in Zoppot) was a German botanist and geologist.

Born in Stralsund, he followed the example of Alexander von Humboldt and traveled 1844-56 the northern part of South America (Venezuela, Ecuador and Colombia). From 1856 to 1868, he was a professor at the agricultural college in Berlin, afterwards serving as a professor of plant physiology at the University of Vienna (1868–72). He died 1908 in Berlin-Grunewald.

As a taxonomist, he was the binomial author of many botanical species.

Selected bibliography

  • Florae Columbiae ... 1859-1869. (Vol. 1: Digital edition / Vol. 2: Digital edition by the University and State Library Düsseldorf)
  • Chemismus der Pflanzenzelle 1869.
  • Deutsche Flora. Pharmaceutisch-medicinische Botanik 1880-1883; second edition 1894–1895.
  • Hermann Karsten (1851) y Wilhelm Sievers (1888): las primeras descripciones e interpretaciones sobre el órigen de las terrazas aluviales en la Córdillera de Mérida. C. Schubert. Bol. Hist. Geocien. Venez., 44, pp 15–19
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