George Edward Post

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George Edward Post (1838–1909) was a professor of surgery at the Syrian Protestant College in Beirut, now the American University of Beirut (AUB). Post published broadly in the areas of natural history, medicine, and theology.[1] Post formally described 221 taxa, and published an extensive volume on the Plant of Syria, Palestine and Sinai in 1896.


  1. ^ L.J. Musselman and N.S. Saoud, 2004. The Type Specimens of George Edward Post in Beirut and Geneva. Turkish Journal of Botany, 28, 155-160.
  2. ^ "Author Query for 'Post'". International Plant Names Index.