Lauritz Kolderup Rosenvinge

Botanist, Author

1858 – 1939

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Who was Lauritz Kolderup Rosenvinge?

Janus Lauritz Andreas Kolderup Rosenvinge was a Danish botanist and phycologist. He received his Ph.D. in 1888 from the University of Copenhagen. He was docent of botany at the polytechnic from 1900; and professor of botany at the University of Copenhagen from 1916, focusing on spore plants . He undertook investigations of algae in Danish waters and in the North Atlantic.

The alga genus Rosenvingea Børgesen is named in his honour.

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Born
Nov 7, 1858
Nationality
  • Denmark
Profession
Education
  • University of Copenhagen
Employment
  • University of Copenhagen
Died
1939

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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