Blanca Renée Arrillaga

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Blanca Renée Arrillaga Oronoz de Maffei (Artigas, 1917 - 2011[1]) was a Uruguayan chemist, botanist, professor and agrostologist. Originally from the Uruguayan Department of Artigas, she began her studies there then moved to Montevideo where she earned a degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry from the Faculty of Chemistry at the University of the Republic (Uruguay).[citation needed] Her most important publications include 'Nuevas especies y notas taxonómicas en Uruguay y Paraguay' (1968) in collaboration; Plantas Medicinales (1969) and Gramíneas Uruguayas (1970) with B. Rosengurtt and P. Izaguirre de Artucio.[2]


  1. ^ Obituary of Blanca Renée Arrillaga
  2. ^ "Arillaga de Maffei, Blanca Renée", JStor Global Plants,
  3. ^ IPNI.  B.R.Arrill.