Christian von Steven
Christian von Steven (Russian: Христиан Христианович Стевен - Khristian Khristianovich Steven; 19 January 1781, in Fredrikshamn, Finland – 30 April 1863, in Simferopol, Crimea) was a Finnish-born Russian botanist and entomologist.
Steven studied medicine at Saint Petersburg University before working at a centre for silk production in the Caucasus where he commenced as an assistant, progressing to inspector (1806). In 1812, he participated in the creation of a Nikitsky Botanical Garden at Nikita in the Crimea, which he directed from 1824. From 1826 to 1851, he directed a Magnanery. In 1815, he was elected a corresponding member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.
- Monographia Pedicularis, 1822.
- Verzeichnis der auf der taurischen Halbinsel wildwachsenden Pflanzen, 1856-1857.
- Translation of the article in French Wikipedia
- Alexander von Nordmann (1865) Christian Steven, der Nestor der Botaniker, in Bull. Soc. Imp. Nat. Mosc, B. XXXVIII, 1-2, p. 100 sq.
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