Frans Stafleu

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Frans Stafleu
Born (1921-09-08)September 8, 1921
Velsen, North Holland, Netherlands
Died December 16, 1997(1997-12-16) (aged 76)
Utrecht, Netherlands
Residence Netherlands
Known for Taxonomic 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
Fields Botany
Author abbrev. (botany) Stafleu

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".

Selected publications

  • 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. 

Notes

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

References

  • 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. 


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