Julián Acuña Galé

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Julián Baldomero Acuña Galé
Born (1900-02-27)February 27, 1900
Camagüey, Cuba
Died July 24, 1973(1973-07-24) (aged 73)
Mexico City, Mexico
Nationality Cuban
Fields Plant pathology

Julián Baldomero Acuña Galé (27 February 1900 – 24 July 1973)[1] was a Cuban botanist who served as director of the Agricultural Experimental Station in Santiago de Las Vegas. His research centered on phytopathology and on introduction of new, improved varieties of food and forage plants while his field work produced numerous herbarium collections; among them, many new species he described, or were named for him.[2]

Acuña Galé was born in Camagüey, Cuba, and died in Mexico City, Mexico.


  1. ^ Boletín de la Sociedad Cubana de Botánica Vol. 2 No. March 1st, 2010. (consulted at june 29, 2012) (Spanish).
  2. ^ "Efemérides 24 de Julio" (in Spanish). Red Cubana de la Ciencia. Retrieved 2008-10-03. 
  3. ^ IPNI.  Acuna.