Cleofé Calderón

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Cleofé Elsa Calderón
Cleofe Calderon and Thomas R. Soderstrom Examining Bamboo Samples, National Museum of Natural History.tif
Cleofé E. Calderón and Thomas R. Soderstrom examining bamboo samples in 1977.
Born (1929-10-26)26 October 1929
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died March 19, 2007(2007-03-19) (aged 77)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Fields Agrostology
Institutions National Museum of Natural History (US National Herbarium)
Author abbrev. (botany) C.E.Calderón

Cleofé Elsa Calderón (October 26, 1929 - March 19, 2007) was an Argentine botanist.

In 1976, Calderón rediscovered Anomochloa in Bahia, Brazil, with the help of assistant Talmon Soares dos Santos. By identifying this tropical forest grass, Calderón provided specimens for detailed morphological and anatomical study that confirmed it as a grass.[1]

In October 1971, Calderón performed field operations and collected living materials of a new genus of grasses; the genus was named after her: Calderonella.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Calderón, Cleofé (2008). "Cleofé E. Calderón (1929-2007)". Bamboo Science and Culture 21 (1): 1-8. Retrieved 21 June 2013. 
  2. ^ Soderstrom, Thomas R.; Henry F. Decker (1973). "Calderonella, A New Genus of Grasses, and its Relationships to the Centostecoid Genera". Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 60 (2): 427-441. doi:10.2307/2395091. Retrieved 21 June 2013. 
  3. ^ "Author Query for 'C.E.Calderón'". International Plant Names Index.