Rafaël Govaerts

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Rafaël Herman Anna Govaerts
Born 1968
Nationality Belgian
Scientific career
Fields Botany, Taxonomy
Author abbrev. (botany) Govaerts

Rafaël Herman Anna Govaerts (born 1968) is a Belgian botanist. He is particularly noted for his work on plant taxonomy.

He has worked at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew since the 1990s,[1] and is the principal contributor to the World Checklist of Selected Plant Families.


  1. ^ "Directory". Retrieved 7 August 2013. 
  2. ^ IPNI Author Query Results for Govaerts, The International Plant Names Index, retrieved 2013-01-28 

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