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F. C. Hoehne

1882 - 1959

Frederico Carlos Hoehne, well-known as F.C. Hoehne, Brazilian naturalist, wrote a lot of Botanic articles, some of them became books such as "Iconografia de Orchidaceas no Brasil" (1949). From 1910 - 1930, as director of Botanic Garden in São Paulo city, in 1928 coordinated the building of two orchid nurseries in that place, localized in Agua Funda district, which still there as a base of studies for protected species. In addition to encyclopedia "Flora Brasiliensis" (1840 - 1906), by Von Martius, wrote "Flora Brasilica" (1940 - 1955), describing plants not found in Martius studies. Some Brazilian orchids was dicovered, described and registered by Hoehne, one of them is Plectrophora calcarhamata Hoehne (1910). Credits: Hoehne photo @ Edições do Senado Federal – Vol. 8 - "MISSÃO RONDON - Apontamento sobre trabalhos realizados pela Comissão de Linhas Telegráficas Estratégicas de Mato Grosso ao Amazonas, sob a direção do Coronel de Engenharia Cândido Mariano da Silva Rondon de 1907 a 1915" (virtual edition - written in Portuguese - free access)

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