Herold Georg Wilhelm Johannes Schweickerdt
|Herold Georg Wilhelm Johannes Schweickerdt|
29 February 1903|
Schmie, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
|Died||21 February 1977
Pretoria, South Africa
|Author abbrev. (botany)||Schweick.|
In 1904 he moved with his parents to Pretoria, where he later studied at Transvaal University. From 1922 to 1924 he was a student at the University of Bonn (1922–24), later becoming a professor in Pretoria. From 1940 to 1964 he served as inspector of the Botanical Garden at the University of Göttingen.
The H.G.W.J Schweickerdt Herbarium (PRU) at the University of Pretoria is named in his honour.
- Untersuchungen über Photodinese bei Vallisneria spiralis, 1928 - Studies on photodinese in Vallisneria spiralis.