Konrad H. Christ

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Bronze plaque in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria

Konrad Hermann Heinrich Christ (1833–1933), often known in citations as just "Christ" or "H. Christ", was a Swiss pteridologist botanist who specialized in ferns. He was a lecturer and professor of botany at Basel, Switzerland. The fern genus Christella is named in his honour.[1]

Publications[edit]

  • Christ, K. H. H. "Die Botrychium-Arten des Austral Amerika." Arkiv for Botanik, Vol. 6, NO. 3. Stockholm, Sweden. 1906. German.
  • Christ, K. H. H. Die Farnkräuter der Erde [The Ferns of the World], Beschreibende Darstellung der Geschlechter und wichtigeren Arten der Farnpflanzen mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der exotischen. Gustav Fischer, Jena. 1897. xii,388pp, 292 text-illustrations, 260mm. German.
  • Christ, K. H. H. Die Farnkräuter der Schweiz [The Ferns of Switzerland]. Beiträge zur Kryptogamenflora der Schweiz, Vol. 1, Part 2. Bern, Switzerland. 1900. German.
  • Christ, K. H. H. Die Geographie der Farne [Geography of the Ferns]. Jena. 1910. German.
  • Christ, K. H. H. "Ueber die Australen Polystichum-Arten." Arkiv for Botanik, Vol. 4, no. 12. Stockholm, Sweden. 1905. German.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Daniel Dooley Palmer (2003). Hawaiʻi's ferns and fern allies. University of Hawaii Press. p. 85. ISBN 0-8248-2522-5. 
  2. ^ "Author Query for 'Christ'". International Plant Names Index.