Otto von Münchhausen

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Otto von Münchhausen

Otto II. Freiherr von Münchhausen (1716–1774) was a German botanist. He was Chancellor of University of Göttingen and a correspondent of Linnaeus. He named several species of oaks by the Linnean system, as well as other plants.

The standard botanical author abbreviation Münchh. is applied to species he described.