Harry E. Luther

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Harry E. Luther (1952 – October 17, 2012) was an American botanist, having conducted extensive botanical expeditions to USA (Florida), Mexico, Panama, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Brazil.[1]

He is recognized internationally as an expert in bromeliads (family Bromeliaceae). He has described more than two hundred new bromeliad species,[2] and has authored more than 200 scientific and popular publications.



  1. ^ Mcfarland, Shannon (2012-10-18). "Harry Luther, Selby's 'Mr. Bromeliad,' dead at 60". HeraldTribune.com. Retrieved 2013-04-09. 
  2. ^ IPNI