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Mutis family

José Celestino Mutis y Bosio, Spanish-born Colombian botanist and geographer (Cadiz 06 April 1732 – Santafé de Bogotá 11 September 1808)


Described nocturnal variations in barometer

Discovered daily salty air in the tropics 

Created a specific for dysentery (1810)


DESCRIBED PLANTAE TAXA

Valid Genera 

Acaena 1771

Barnadesia 1781

Bejaria 1771

Castilleja 1782

Consuegria 1810 (Incertae Sedis)

Escallonia 1821

Espeletia 1808

Lozania 1810

Manettia 1771

Pera 1784

Pombea 1810 (Incertae Sedis)

Vallea 1782

Species

About 70

HONORS (Asteraceae)

Mutisia Linnaeus filius 1782

Flosmutisia Cuatrecasas 1986

 

His nephew, Sinforoso Mutis Consuegra, Colombian botanist (Bucaramanga 15 July 1773 – Bogotá 22 August 1822)

Described the section Amaria 1810 (Fabaceae)

Honored in genus incertae sedis Consuegria Mutis (1810)