Hermann Friedrich Bonorden

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Hermann Friedrich Bonorden (28 August 1801 – 19 May 1884) was a German physician and mycologist. During his career he served as a Regimentarzt (regimental medical doctor) in Köln.[1]

In 1866, Stephan Schulzer von Müggenburg named the fungi genus Bonordenia in his honor. The genus Bonordeniella was named after him by Albert Julius Otto Penzig and Pier Andrea Saccardo (1901).[1] Bonorden was the author of numerous mycological taxa, the following are some of the genera that he circumscribed:

Written works[edit]

He was the author of books in the fields of medicine and mycology, the following are three of his mycological efforts:

  • Handbuch der allgemeinen Mykologie, 1851 - Manual of general mycology.
  • Zur Kenntniss einiger der wichtigsten Gattungen der Coniomyceten und Cryptomyceten, 1860 - To the knowledge of some of the major genera of Coniomycetes and Cryptomycetes.
  • Abhandlungen aus dem gebiete der mykologie, 1864 - Treatises from the field of mycology.[3][4]


  1. ^ a b Biodeiversity Heritage Library Taxonomic literature : a selective guide to botanical publications
  2. ^ Index Fungorum (taxa details)
  3. ^ OCLC Classify (publications)
  4. ^ WorldCat Search (publications)
  5. ^ IPNI.  Bonord.