Vincze von Borbás

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For other people with this surname, see Borbás.
The native form of this personal name is Borbás Vince. This article uses the Western name order.

Vincze von Borbás (28 July 1844 – 7 July 1905) was a Hungarian botanist. He was born in Ipoly-Litke, Hungary, and died in Kolozsvár (now Cluj-Napoca, Romania).

A plaque in commemoration of Borbás in Budapest.

Borbás named numerous plant species, most of which are taxonomic synonyms of currently accepted names.

A number of plant species have been named in his honor, including:

[ synon. = Mentha × dalmatica Tausch ][1]
  • (Hypericaceae) Hypericum borbasii Formánek
[ synon. = Hypericum tetrapterum Fr. ][2]


  • Vasvármegye növényföldrajza és flóraja. 1887.
  • Abauj Torna Vármegye Flórája. 1896.
  • A Balaton Tavának és Partmellékének Növényföldraza Edényes Növényzete. 1900.


  1. ^ "TPL, treatment of Mentha × borbasiana Briq.". The Plant List; Version 1. (published on the internet). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and Missouri Botanical Garden. 2010. Retrieved 14 October 2013. 
  2. ^ "TPL, treatment of Hypericum borbasii Formánek". The Plant List; Version 1. (published on the internet). 2010. Retrieved 14 October 2013. 
  3. ^ IPNI.  Borbás. 
  • Robert Zander, Fritz Encke, Günther Buchheim, and Siegmund Seybold (eds.) (1984). Handbook of Plant Names, 13th Edition. Stuttgart: Ulmer Verlag. ISBN 3-8001-5042-5.