Salomon Drejer

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Salomon Drejer (1813-1842)

Salomon Thomas Nicolai Drejer (15 February 1813 in Eveldrup, Viborg – 21 April 1842 in Copenhagen) was a Danish botanist. He was a friend of Japetus Steenstrup.

He was recognized as an expert on sedges, being credited with describing numerous species within the genus Carex.[1] Together with Jens Vahl and Joakim Frederik Schouw, Salomon Drejer was the publisher of Flora Danica fasc. 38.

Two plant genera have been named in his honour:

Published works[edit]

  • Flora excursoria hafniensis, (1838).
  • Laerebog i den botaniske terminologie og systemlaere, (1839).
  • Elementa phyllologiae, (1840).
  • Revisio critica Caricum borealium in terris sub imperio Danico jacentibus inventarum, (1841).
  • Symbolae Caricologicae ad synonymiam Caricum extricandum stabiliendamque et affinitates naturales eruendas, (1844).


  1. ^ Contributions from the New York Botanical Garden, Volume 4
  2. ^ CRC World Dictionary of Plant Names: Common Names, Scientific ..., Volume 2 by Umberto Quattrocchi
  3. ^ IPNI.  Drejer. 

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