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Heinrich Gustav Adolf Engler (25 March 1844 – 10 October 1930) was a German botanist.
An arboretum (plural: arboreta) in a general sense is a botanical collection composed exclusively of trees.
Biodiversity, a portmanteau of biological (life) and diversity, generally refers to the variety and variability of life on Earth.
A botanical garden or botanic gardenThe terms botanic and botanical and garden or gardens are used more-or-less interchangeably, although the word botanic is generally reserved for the earlier, more traditional gardens.
A botanical name is a formal scientific name conforming to the International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi, and plants (ICN) and, if it concerns a plant cultigen, the additional cultivar or Group epithets must conform to the International Code of Nomenclature for Cultivated Plants (ICNCP).
Botanical nomenclature is the formal, scientific naming of plants.
Botany, also called plant science(s), plant biology or phytology, is the science of plant life and a branch of biology.
Bratislava (Preßburg or Pressburg, Pozsony) is the capital of Slovakia.
The Chicago Botanic Garden is a living plant museum situated on nine islands in the Cook County Forest Preserves.
Conservation biology is the management of nature and of Earth's biodiversity with the aim of protecting species, their habitats, and ecosystems from excessive rates of extinction and the erosion of biotic interactions.
The term cultivarCultivar has two denominations as explained in Formal definition.
Frans Antonie Stafleu (8 September 1921 – 16 December 1997) was a Dutch systematic botanist, former Chair of the Institute of Systematic Botany at the University of Utrecht, and author of Taxonomic Literature: A Selective Guide to Botanical Publications and Collections, with Dates, Commentaries, and Types along with 644 other publications.
George Ledyard Stebbins Jr. (January 6, 1906 – January 19, 2000) was an American botanist and geneticist who is widely regarded as one of the leading evolutionary biologists of the 20th century.
A genus (genera) is a taxonomic rank used in the biological classification of living and fossil organisms, as well as viruses, in biology.
A herbarium (plural: herbaria) is a collection of preserved plant specimens and associated data used for scientific study.
The International Association for Plant Taxonomy (IAPT) promotes an understanding of plant biodiversity, facilitates international communication of research between botanists, and oversees matters of uniformity and stability in plant names.
International Botanical Congress (IBC) is an international meeting of botanists in all scientific fields, authorized by the International Association of Botanical and Mycological Societies (IABMS) and held every six years, with the location rotating between different continents.
The International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi, and plants (ICN) is the set of rules and recommendations dealing with the formal botanical names that are given to plants, fungi and a few other groups of organisms, all those "traditionally treated as algae, fungi, or plants".
Paleobotany, also spelled as palaeobotany (from the Greek words paleon.
Prof Peter Hadland Davis FLS FRSE (18 June 1918 in Weston-super-Mare – 5 March 1992 in Edinburgh) was a British botanist.
Plants are mainly multicellular, predominantly photosynthetic eukaryotes of the kingdom Plantae.
Plant taxonomy is the science that finds, identifies, describes, classifies, and names plants.
Real Jardín Botánico de Madrid (Spanish for Royal Botanical Garden of Madrid) is an 8 hectares (19.7684 acres) botanical garden in Madrid (Spain).
Slovakia (Slovensko), officially the Slovak Republic (Slovenská republika), is a landlocked country in Central Europe.
Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and the most populous city in the Nordic countries; 952,058 people live in the municipality, approximately 1.5 million in the urban area, and 2.3 million in the metropolitan area.
Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.
Biological systematics is the study of the diversification of living forms, both past and present, and the relationships among living things through time.
Taxonomy is the science of defining and naming groups of biological organisms on the basis of shared characteristics.
Vernon Hilton Heywood (born 24 December 1927) is a British biologist.