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Hermann Wendland
German botanist and gardener

Hermann Wendland

Hermann Wendland
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Intro German botanist and gardener
A.K.A. H.Wendl.
Was Scientist Botanist Gardener
From Germany Germany
Field Science
Gender male
Birth 11 October 1825, Hanover, Hanover region, Lower Saxony, Germany
Death 12 January 1903, Hanover, Hanover region, Lower Saxony, Germany (aged 77 years)
Father: Heinrich Wendland
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Hermann Wendland (1825 in Herrenhausen – 1903) was a German botanist and gardener.

He was a noted authority on the family Arecaceae (palms), on which he published a major monograph which formed the basis for the modern classification of the family, including many of the generic names currently in use.

The South American palm genus Wendlandiella is named after him.


  • Die Königlichen Gärten zu Herrenhausen bei Hannover (Hannover, 1852)
  • Index palmarum, cyclanthearum, pandanearum, cycadearum, quae in hortis europaeis coluntur (Hannover, 1854).


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