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Edmundo Pisano Valdés (19 May 1919 – 29 March 1997) was a Chilean plant ecologist, botanist and agronomist. Born in Punta Arenas in Chile's far south Pisano studied agronomy at the University of Chile. In the late 1960s he returned to Punta Arenas. Initially he intended to work on in agriculture but eventually he ended up doing research at Instituto de la Patagonia which he founded together with Mateo Martinic and others.[1]

Edmundo Pisano Valdés
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Bust of Edmundo Pisano at University of Magallanes
Born(1919-05-19)May 19, 1919
Died29 March 1997(1997-03-29) (aged 77)
Santiago, Chile
Alma materUniversity of Chile
Scientific career
FieldsPlant ecology, botany, agronomy
InstitutionsInstituto de la Patagonia
Author abbrev. (botany)Pisano

The standard author abbreviation Pisano is used to indicate this person as the author when citing a botanical name.[2]


  1. ^ Venegas, Claudio (1998). "Edmundo Pisano Valdés (1919–1997)". Bosque. 19 (1): 3.
  2. ^ IPNI.  Pisano.