Benjamin Peter Gloxin

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Benjamin Peter Gloxin (1765–1794) was a German physician and botanical writer who lived in Colmar. He is commemorated by the Brazilian genus Gloxinia and Sinningia speciosa, which is commonly called Gloxinia in the horticulture trade.


Observationes Botanicae 1785, Argentorati, Strasbourg.


  1. ^ IPNI.  Gloxin.