Robert Hippolyte Chodat

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Robert Hippolyte Chodat (4 June 1865, Moutier – 28 April 1934) was a Swiss botanist and phycologist who was a professor and director of the botanical institute at the University of Geneva.

He studied medicine and botany at Geneva, where he was later a lecturer of pharmacy. In 1889 he attained the title of associate professor, two years later becoming a full professor of medical and pharmaceutical botany. From 1900 onward, he taught classes in general and systematic botany. In 1908 he was appointed rector at the University of Geneva.

Chodat was a leading authority of the botanical family Polygalaceae. In 1914, with Emil Hassler (1864-1937), he collected plants in Región Oriental of Paraguay. He was winner of the 1933 Linnean Medal.

Selected publications[edit]

  • Monographia Polygalacearum, vol.1 1891, vol.2 1893.
  • 1898–1907 : Plantae Hasslerianae (with Emil Hassler).[1][2][3][4][5]
  • Etude Critique et Experimentale sur le Polymorphisme des Algues, 1909.
  • La Végétation du Paraguay. Résultats Scientifiques d'une Mission Botanique Suisse au Paraguay, (with Wilhelm Vischer 1890-1960).
  • La biologie des plantes: Les plantes aquatiques, 1917.

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Original title: Plantae Hasslerianae soit énumération des plantes récoltées par le Dr. Émile Hassler, d'Aarau (Suisse) et déterminées par le Prof. Dr. R. Chodat avec l'aide de plusieurs collaborateurs, Bull. Herb. Boissier (1898-1907).
  2. ^ CHODAT, R. (1898-1902). Plantae Hasslerianae [...]. Première partie. Université de Genève, Institut de Botanique, Genève.
  3. ^ CHODAT, R. & E. HASSLER (1902-1907). Plantae Hasslerianae [...]. Deuxième partie. Université de Genève, Institut de Botanique, Genève.
  4. ^ RAMELLA, L. & P. PERRET (2003a). La obra Plantae Hasslerianae de R. Chodat & E. Hassler : un análisis bibliográfico. Candollea 58: 399-406.
  5. ^ RAMELLA, L. & P. PERRET (2003b). Editores, autores y autoridades en la obra Plantae Hasslerianae de R. Chodat & E. Hassler. Candollea 58: 407-427.
  6. ^ "Author Query for 'Chodat'". International Plant Names Index.