Chicita F. Culberson

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Chicita Frances Culberson (born Chicita Frances Forman, November 1, 1931 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an award-winning lichenologist. A botanical researcher at Duke University, Culberson pioneered the use of thin-layer chromatography in the identification of secondary lichen products.[1]

In 1992, she became one of the first modern recipients of the Acharius Medal.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Dr Culberson was married to fellow lichenologist Bill Culberson until his death in 2003.


  1. ^ Acharius Medallists: Chicita F. Culberson at; published 2007 or earlier; retrieved October 22, 2013
  2. ^ Acharius Medallists at; retrieved October 22, 2013
  3. ^ "Author Query for 'C.F.Culb.'". International Plant Names Index. 

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