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Paul Sydow
German mycologist and lichenologist (1851–1925)

Paul Sydow

Paul Sydow
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Intro German mycologist and lichenologist (1851–1925)
A.K.A. P.Syd.
Was Biologist Botanist Scientist Lichenologist Mycologist
From Germany
Field Biology Science
Gender male
Birth 1 November 1851, Kalisz Pomorski
Death 26 February 1925, Marienwerder, Brandenburg (aged 73 years)
Children: Hans Sydow
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Paul Sydow (1 November 1851 in Kallies – 26 February 1925 in Sophienstädt near Ruhlsdorf) was a German mycologist and lichenologist, father of Hans Sydow (1879–1946).
He worked as a schoolmaster in Berlin. With his son, Hans, he authored works involving descriptions of new species of ascomycetes, rusts and smuts.


  • Paul Sydow: Die Flechten Deutschlands : Anleitung zur Kenntnis und Bestimmung der deutschen Flechten, 1887.
  • Paul and Hans Sydow: Monographia Uredinearum : seu specierum omnium ad hunc usque diem cognitarum descriptio et adumbratio systematica, 1904–1924.
  • Gustav Lindau and Paul Sydow: Thesaurus literaturae mycologicae et lichenologicae. (1908–1917, 5 volumes).

He also made contributions to Volume 16 of Pier Andrea Saccardo's Sylloge fungorum omnium hucusque cognitorum.

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