Karl Moritz Schumann (* 17 June 1851 in Görlitz; † 22 March 1904 in Berlin) was a German botanist.
Dr. Schumann was the curator of the Botanisches Museum in
Berlin-Dahlem from 1880 until 1894. He also served as the first chairman of the Deutsche Kakteen-Gesellschaft (German Cactus Society) which he founded November 6, 1892.
Karl Moritz Schumann participated as a collaborator in
Die natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien by Adolf Engler and K. A. E. Prantl and in Flora Brasiliensis by Carl Friedrich Philipp von Martius.
( Schumannianthus ), Gagnepain ( Schumanniophyton ), Harms Schumannia ( ) and several species were named after him, including: Kuntze
Bibliography [ edit ]
Schumann, K. M., "Gesamtbeschreibung der Kakteen" (Complete description of Cactuses), 1898.
Schumann, K. M.
et al., "Kakteen (Iconographia Cactacearum) im Auftrage der Deutschen Kakteen-Gesellschaft", 1900-1921. Schumann, K. M., "Praktikum für morphologische und systematische Botanik", 1904.
References [ edit ]
^ "Author Query for 'K. Schum.. '" International Plant Names Index.
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