Friedrich Wilhelm Schultz

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This article is about the 19th-century botanist and pharmacist. For other uses, see Friedrich Schulz (disambiguation).

Friedrich Wilhelm Schultz (January 3, 1804 - December 30, 1876) was a German pharmacist and botanist who was a native of Zweibrücken.

He initially learned the pharmacy profession at his father's store in Zweibrücken. In 1827 be began studies in Munich, later performing post-doctoral work in Tübingen. In 1832 he became owner of a pharmacy in Bitsch, and in 1853 relocated to Weissenburg.

Schultz was a specialist regarding the botanical family Orobanchaceae. One of his better known publications was a book on Palatinate flora called Flora der Pfalz. With Paul Constant Billot (1796-1863), he was co-author of Archives de la flore de France et d’Allemagne.[1][2]

In 1840 with his brother, Carl Heinrich Schultz (1805-1867), et al., he founded the scientific society POLLICHIA, a group specializing in nature studies of the Rheinland-Pfalz region.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Open Library Annotations a la flore de France et d'allemagne
  2. ^ WorldCat Titles Archives de la Flore de France et d’Allemagne
  3. ^ "Author Query for 'F.W.Schultz'". International Plant Names Index.