Karl Julius Perleb (1794-1845) (also known as Carl Julius Perleb) was a German botanist and natural scientist.
From 1809 to 1811, he studied at the University of Freiburg and attained a doctorate first in philosophy and 1815 in medicine. A stay in Vienna followed. In 1818, he returned to the University of Freiburg, and started post-doctoral fellowship. He remained at the University for the rest of his career. He became an associate professor for natural history in 1821, and in 1823 he became full professor. In 1826 he was appointed as the Director of the Freiburg Botanical Garden. In 1838 he became the Director of the Freiburg University.
He was an author of numerous scientific publications and a friend of the Freiburg historian Heinrich Schreiber.
University of Freiburg Faculty of Biology