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Charles Brewer Carías

Charles A. Brewer Carias, Venezuelan explorator, anthropologist, geographer and naturalist  (Caracas 10 September 1938 –

From British descent

Discovered world’s largest quartzite cave (2004)

Discovered one of the greatest sinkholes on Earth at Sarisariña Tepui (1974)

Discovered biospeleothems, a new phenomenon in Nature (2006)

Brewcaria Smith, Steyermark & Robinson 1984 (Bromeliaceae)

Many taxa in plants and animals bear his name