Frans Stafleu

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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[1] along with 644 other publications. He occupied several positions in the International Association for Plant Taxonomy. The latter organization now triennially awards the Stafleu Medal "for an excellent publication dealing with historical, bibliographic and/or nomenclatural aspects of plant systematics".

Frans Stafleu
Born(1921-09-08)September 8, 1921
DiedDecember 16, 1997(1997-12-16) (aged 76)
Utrecht, Netherlands
Known forTaxonomic Literature: A Selective Guide to Botanical Publications and Collections, with Dates, Commentaries, and Types, and its successor with Richard Sumner Cowan, TL-2
Scientific career
FieldsBotany
Author abbrev. (botany)Stafleu

Selected publicationsEdit

  • Stafleu, Frans A.; Cowan, Richard S. (1976–1988). Taxonomic literature: a selective guide to botanical publications and collections with dates, commentaries and types: Taxon. Lit., ed. 2 (TL2) (2nd ed.). Utrecht: Bohn, Scheltema & Holkema. ISBN 90-313-0224-4. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

NotesEdit

  1. ^ "TL-2 online:History of Taxonomic Literature II". Smithsonian Institution Libraries.
  2. ^ IPNI.  Stafleu.

ReferencesEdit

  • Farjon, Aljos; Victor Westhoff; Gea Zijlstra (1998). "In Memory of Frans Stafleu (8 September 1921-16 December 1997)". Brittonia. Brittonia, Vol. 50, No. 4. 50 (4): 420–427. doi:10.2307/2807750. JSTOR 2807750. S2CID 27862996.