Otto Eugen Schulz

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Otto Eugen Schulz (31 October 1874 – 17 February 1936) was a German botanist, born in Berlin. He was the brother of botanist Roman Schulz (1873-1926).[1]

He published important systematic treatments of the families Brassicaceae (then known as Cruciferae) and Erythroxylaceae,[2][3] and he is the authority for numerous species within these families. He was the author of a 1903 treatise on the genus Cardamine (family Brassicaceae), titled "Monographie der Gattung Cardamine".

The genus Ottoschulzia (family Icacinaceae) was named in his honor by Ignatz Urban (1848-1931).[4]


  1. ^ CRC World Dictionary of Plant Names: R-Z by Umberto Quattrocchi
  2. ^ Google Books Cruciferae - Sisymbrieae, &c
  3. ^ Google Books Erythroxylaceae
  4. ^ CRC World Dictionary of Plant Names M-Q by Umberto Quattrocchi
  5. ^ IPNI.  O.E.Schulz.