Mikhail Grigorevich Popov

Mikhail Grigorevich Popov (Russian: Михаил Григорьевич Попов) (5(17) April 1893 – 18 December 1955) was a Soviet botanist. He is known for developing a theory on the role of hybridization in plant evolution, and studying the flora of the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe.[1] The standard author abbreviation Popov is used to indicate this person as the author when citing a botanical name.[2]

Mikhail Grigorevich Popov
Born5(17) April 1893
Died18 December 1955 (1955-12-19) (aged 62)
Scientific career
FieldsBotany, Geobotany
InstitutionsSaratov University, Tashkent University, All-Union Institute of Horticulture, Kazakhstan branch of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR, Batumi Botanical Garden



  1. ^ "Popov, Mikhail Grigorevich".
  2. ^ International Plant Names Index.  Popov.