Introduction Alexander Eig (born Schedrin, 1895 – died Jerusalem, 1938, Fig. 1 ) is a figure of major importance in the history of botany in Israel as the first academic plant scientist, and as the co-founder of the first botanical department in a university, the first university botanical garden
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An extensive list of almost 500 publications of the botanists Pius Font y Quer (1888-1964), Carlos Pau (1857-1937), Frère Sennen (1861-1937) and Moriz Willkomm (1821-1895). These publications also contain descriptions of new and rare plants with photographs and illustrations.
The term botany derives from the Greek botánē (“herb”). The Graeco-Roman medical writer Galen calls people who forage for medicinal and other plants and sell them in local markets botanikoí (Thrasybulus 14,9). The Latinized term botanicus became increasingly current in the Renaissance, after being
Botany has only a limited presence in classical Islamicate culture. A systematic knowledge of plants, as evidenced first in philological works, derives from references in pre-Islamic poetry to desert flora, mainly in the nasīb (amatory prologue) and raḥīl (camel travel) sections of the qaṣīda, and
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History of the Journal
1992- today ISRAEL JOURNAL OF PLANT SCIENCES
1991 - 1963 ISRAEL JOURNAL OF BOTANY
1962 - 1963 BULLETIN OF THE RESEARCH COUNCIL OF ISRAEL, Section D BOTANY
1938 - 1961 PALESTINE JOURNAL OF BOTANY, Rehovot Series
1938 - 1961 PALESTINE JOURNAL OF BOTANY, Jerusalem Series
1935 - 1937 THE PALESTINE JOURNAL OF BOTANY AND HORITICULTURAL SCIENCE
Hünemörder, Christian (Hamburg)
[German version] The term was introduced as early as 1663 by Schorer as Botanic oder Kräuterwissenschaft (botany or herbal science), following botanik-́e (sc. epist-́emē) and Neo-Latin botanica (sc. scientia)  and is encountered in the limited sense of a plant system in 1694 in the title of the
There are three very good reasons to reprint the Mountain Flora both in English and in the Indonesian language.
• First of all there is the importance of this flora for biodiversity conservation and sustainable use of the vulnerable mountain ecosystems of Java.
• Secondly, the unique style and quality of the 456 plant portraits by Amir Hamzah and Moehamad Toha.
• Thirdly there is the science, explaining and interpreting the rich botanical diversity in the mountains of Java.
Although written over 40 years ago Van Steenis’ approach to the study of botany can still serve as an example and inspiration for young botanists, conservationists and policy makers.
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. His compatriot, C â ndido de Azevedo Mendes, S.J. (1874–1943) focused his research on butterflies. Finally, in Hungary Xaver Ferenc Speiser, S.J. (1854–1933) through the course of his career studied 9,500 species of coleoptera. Historically, botany also attracted the attention of European Jesuits
Thousand Sensitive Plants On the 14th of July 1688, the medical student Johannes David Mauchart (1669-1726) engaged in a botanical disputation on the nature of the sensitive plant, chaired by Rudolf Jakob Camerarius (1665-1721), professor of botany at the University of Tübingen. The event was recorded in