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Jerzy & Graciela Rzedowski

Jerzy Rzedowski, Jewish Polish-born Mexican botanist and plant ecologist (Lwow, today Ukraine 27 December 1926 –


Authored about 120 papers, 9 books and 45 book chapters


Regarded as a world expert on Burseraceae family


DESCRIBED PLANTAE TAXA

Genera

Bonetiella 1957 (Anacardiaceae)

Buchlomimus 1965 with Reeder & Reeder (Poaceae)

Enriquebeltrania 1980 (Euphorbiaceae)

Gypsacanthus 1986 with Jaramillo (Acanthaceae)

Mirandea 1959 (Acanthaceae)

Velascoa 1997 with Calderón (Crossosomataceae)

Species  

107

HONOURS

Asa Gray Award, American Society of Plant Taxonomists (1995)

Millenium Botany Award (1999)

Cuatrecasas Medal for excellence in Tropical Botany, Smithsonian Institute (2005)

Genus Rzedowskia Medrano 1981 (Celastraceae) 




His wife, Graciela Calderón Díaz-Barriga, Mexican botanist (Salvatierra, Guanajuato State 14 July 1931-


DESCRIBED PLANTAE TAXA

Genera

Lexarzanthe 2004 with Diego (Brassicaceae)

Velascoa 1997 with Rzedowski (Crossosomataceae)

Species

62