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Miguel Domingo Fuertes Loren

Miguel Domingo Fuertes Loren, Spanish-born Dominican priest, explorer, plant collector and geologist (Daroca, Zaragoza Province 04 August 1871 – Santo Domingo 04 March 1926)
 
 
Discovered a number of new species from Dominican flora
 
Cited as a discoverer of larimar, a blue variety of pectolite (1916)
 
 
 

HONORS

Fuertesia Urban 1911 (Loasaceae)

Fuertesiella Schlechter 1913 (Orchidaceae)