Albert Charles Smith

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Albert Charles Smith
Born (1906-04-05)April 5, 1906
Died May 23, 1999(1999-05-23) (aged 93)
Nationality American
Institutions National Museum of Natural History
American Society of Plant Taxonomists
United States National Academy of Sciences

Albert Charles Smith (April 5, 1906 – May 23, 1999) was an American botanist.


He was a director of the National Museum of Natural History,[1] and chaired several important scientific societies, such as the American Society of Plant Taxonomists.

Smith was elected to membership in the United States National Academy of Sciences in 1963,[2] and was a distinguished botanist who specialized in Pteridophytes and Spermatophytes. He worked in the United States and Fiji.[3]



  1. ^ "Notes and News", Brittonia, Vol. 11, No. 4 (Oct. 26, 1959), pp. vi-viii
  2. ^ [1] National Academy of Sciences directory listing. Retrieved July 23, 2008
  3. ^ [2] Harvard University Index of Botanists. Retrieved July 23, 2008
  4. ^ IPNI.  A.C.Sm. 
  5. ^ Smith, Albert Charles, Kew Gardens

External links[edit]

  • Wagner, W. L. and D. H. Lorence. (2001) "Albert Charles Smith (1906-1999): a monumental botanist." Allertonia 8: 329-339.