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Faustino Miranda

Faustino Antonio Miranda Gonzalez, Spanish / Mexican botanist and phycologist (Gijón, Asturias 19 February 1905 – Ciudad de Mexico 17 December 1964)


Authored important works on tropical sinecology


DESCRIBED PLANTAE & ALGAE TAXA

Valid Genera

Blomia 1953 (Sapindaceae)

Grajalesia 1951 (Nyctaginaceae)

Pterocereus 1954 with MacDougall (Cactaceae)

Roseodendron 1965

Xolocotzia 1965 (Verbenaceae)

Species

61

Algae Species

Living

Dermocarpa orbicularis 1936 (Cyanobacteria)

Pleurocarpa gallaecica (Cyanobacteria)

Rhodochorton atlanticum 1936 (Rhodophyta)

Strepsithalia liebmanniae 1928 (Phaeophyta)

Fossil

Lithophyllum royoi 1935

Melobesia lemoinei 1935


HONORS

Mirandea Rzedowski 1959 (Acanthaceae)

Neomirandea King & Robinson 1970 (Asteraceae)