Willdenowia 36 – Article36155

Willdenowia – Annals of the Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin-Dahlem
ISSN 0511-9618
© 2006 BGBM Berlin-Dahlem.

Pieper, H.: “Z” – the breadfruit author identified.
Willdenowia 36 (Special Issue): 589-593.

The enigmatic secondary or actual author, depending on the nomenclatural view taken, of Sitodium altile (Moraceae) and Aniotum fagiferum (Fabaceae), hitherto only known by his initial "Z" is identified as Friedrich August Zorn von Plobsheim (1711-89), an elusive naturalist from Danzig (Gdánsk), whose biography is briefly outlined.

Key words:
James Cook's voyages, botanical nomenclature, biography, Friedrich August Zorn von Plobsheim, Artocarpus, Inocarpus.

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