Lucien Marcus Underwood
|Lucien Marcus Underwood|
October 26, 1853|
New Woodstock, New York, USA
|Died||November 16, 1907
|Fields||Botany, Mycology, Pteridology|
He was born in New Woodstock, New York, and graduated from Syracuse University. In 1880 he was appointed professor of geology and botany in Illinois Wesleyan University, in 1883 professor of biology in his alma mater, and in 1891 he became professor of botany in De Pauw University. He died in Redding, Connecticut.
Underwood published numerous papers in botanical journals, and was the author of Our Native Ferns and how to study them (Bloomington, Ill., 1881; 4th ed., 1893), Descriptive Catalogue of North American Hepaticae (New York, 1884) and “Hepaticae” in Gray's Manual of Botany. He also prepared An Illustrated Century of Fungi with 100 specimens (1889), and Hepaticae Americanae with 160 specimens (1887–93).
- One or more of the preceding sentences incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Wilson, James Grant; Fiske, John, eds. (1900). "Underwood, Lucien Marcus". Appletons' Cyclopædia of American Biography. New York: D. Appleton
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