Max Joseph Roemer

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Max Joseph Roemer (1791–1849) was a German botanist who worked in Weimar.

He served as a Landrichter (country judge) in the Bavarian town of Aub, afterwards working as a private scientist in Würzburg.[1]

He is the taxonomic authority of the genera Heteromeles, Pyracantha and Erythrocarpus as well as of numerous plant species.[2]



  1. ^ Biodiversity Heritage Library Taxonomic literature : a selective guide to botanical publications
  2. ^ IPNI List of plants described and co-described by Roemer
  3. ^ IPNI.  M.Roem.