Alida Olbers Wester

Alida Olbers Wester (1842-1912) was a Swedish botanist noted for studying plant anatomy, particularly the structure of the pericarp.[1][2][3][4]

Alida Olbers Wester
Born1842 (1842)
Died1912 (aged 69–70)
Scientific career

Written worksEdit


  1. ^ Wester, Alida Olbers (1899). "Bidrag Till Kannedomen om Alsineblommans Morfologi Och Anatomi". Meddelanden Från Stockholms Högskolas Botaniska Institut (in Swedish). Retrieved 4 August 2018.
  2. ^ Creese, Door Mary R. S.; Creese, Thomas M. (2004). Ladies in the Laboratory II: West European Women in Science, 1800-1900 : a Survey of Their Contributions to Research. Scarecrow Press. p. 6. ISBN 9780810849792. Retrieved 4 August 2018. During the 1880s and 1890s she carried out research in plant anatomy and morphology at the Hogskola's Botanical Institute.
  3. ^ Coulter, John Merle; Coulter, M. S.; Barnes, Charles Reid; Arthur, Joseph Charles (April 1892). "Notes and News". Botanical Gazette: 133. Retrieved 4 August 2018. Alida Olbers has investigated the structure of the pericarp of the Labiatae.
  4. ^ Lockyer, Sir Norman (25 June 1885). "Societies and Academies: Stockholm". Nature. 32: 192. Retrieved 4 August 2018.