Otto von Münchhausen

Botanist, Deceased Person

1716 – 1774

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Who was Otto von Münchhausen?

Otto II. Freiherr von Münchhausen was a German botanist. He was Chancellor of University of Göttingen and a correspondent of Linnaeus. He named several species of oaks by the Linnean system, as well as other plants.

The standard botanical author abbreviation Münchh. is applied to species he described.

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Born
Jun 11, 1716
Also known as
  • Otto von Munchhausen
Nationality
  • Germany
Profession
Died
Jul 13, 1774

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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