September 8, 1921|
Velsen, North Holland, Netherlands
|Died||December 16, 1997
|Known for||Taxonomic Literature: A Selective Guide to Botanical Publications and Collections, with Dates, Commentaries, and Types, and its successor with Richard Sumner Cowan, TL-2|
|Author abbrev. (botany)||Stafleu|
Frans Antonie Stafleu (8 September 1921 – 16 December 1997) was a Dutch systematic botanist, former Chair of the Institute of Systematic Botany at the University of Utrecht, and author of Taxonomic Literature: A Selective Guide to Botanical Publications and Collections, with Dates, Commentaries, and Types along with 644 other publications. He occupied several positions in the International Association for Plant Taxonomy. The latter organization now triennially awards the Stafleu Medal "for an excellent publication dealing with historical, bibliographic and/or nomenclatural aspects of plant systematics".
- Stafleu, Frans A.; Cowan, Richard S. (1976–1988). Taxonomic literature: a selective guide to botanical publications and collections with dates, commentaries and types: Taxon. Lit., ed. 2 (TL2) (2nd ed.). Utrecht: Bohn, Scheltema & Holkema. ISBN 90 313 0224 4.
- Farjon, Aljos; Victor Westhoff; Gea Zijlstra (1998). "In Memory of Frans Stafleu (8 September 1921-16 December 1997)". Brittonia. Brittonia, Vol. 50, No. 4. 50 (4): 420–427. doi:10.2307/2807750. JSTOR 2807750.
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