Giuseppe Moretti (botanist)

Giuseppe Moretti (30 November 1782 in Roncaro – 1 December 1853) was an Italian botanist.[1]

He served as a professor of botany and as director of the botanical gardens at the University of Pavia[2] (1826–1853). The genus Morettia (family Brassicaceae) was named in his honor by Augustin Pyramus de Candolle in 1821.[3][4]

Giuseppe Moretti's ex libris
Giuseppe Moretti's ex libris

Published worksEdit

  • Osservazioni sopra diverse specie di piante indigene dell'Italia, 1818.
  • Il botanico italiano, ossia, Discussioni sulla flora italica, 1826.
  • Prodromo di una monografia delle specie del genere Morus, 1842
  • Sugli Anacardi orientale e occidentale (Semecarpus anacardium, Linn. fil. et Anacardium occidentale, Linn.), 1851.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ampelografia: descrizione delle migliori varietà di viti per uve ..., Volume 1 by Girolamo Molon
  2. ^ "Part of his library has been digitized and is available on the BEIC web site".
  3. ^ BHL Taxonomic literature : a selective guide to botanical publications
  4. ^ "Morettia DC. | Plants of the World Online | Kew Science". Plants of the World Online. Retrieved 18 May 2021.
  5. ^ OCLC Classify publications
  6. ^ International Plant Names Index.  Moretti.