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Asase, A., Sainge, M. N., Radji, R. A., Ugbogu, O. A., & Peterson, A. T. (2020). A new model for efficient, need‐driven progress in generating primary biodiversity information resources. Applications in Plant Sciences, 8(1). doi:10.1002/aps3.11318 https://doi.org/10.1002/aps3.11318

Premise: The field of biodiversity informatics has developed rapidly in recent years, with broad availability of large‐scale information resources. However, online biodiversity information is biased spatially as a result of slow and uneven capture and digitization of existing data resources. The Wes…

Ignatz Urban
Urban, Ignatz

* January 07, 1848 – January 07, 1931 †

Germany

Identified Rubiaceae and collected Fabaceae

Martin Vahl
Vahl, Martin

* October 10, 1749 – December 24, 1804 †

Norway

Identified Meliaceae and collected Asteraceae

Verdcourt, Bernard

* January 20, 1925 – October 25, 2011 †

United Kingdom; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

Identified Rubiaceae and collected Rubiaceae

Villiers, Jean-François

* March 29, 1943 – March 22, 2001 †

France

Identified Orchidaceae and collected Fabaceae

Identified Melanconidaceae and collected Asteraceae

Georg Volkens
Volkens, Georg

* July 13, 1855 – January 10, 1917 †

Germany

Identified Asteraceae and collected Poaceae

Identified Solanaceae and collected Solanaceae

Wagenitz, Gerhard

* May 31, 1927 – January 30, 2017 †

Weimar Republic; Nazi Germany; Germany

Identified Asteraceae and collected Asteraceae

Wallace, Charles Ronald

* December 23, 1909 – December 18, 1971 †

Australia

Collected Triozidae

Nathaniel Wolff Wallich
Wallich, Nathaniel Wolff

* January 28, 1786 – April 28, 1854 †

Denmark

Identified Lamiaceae and collected Asteraceae

Otto Warburg
Warburg, Otto

* July 20, 1859 – February 10, 1938 †

German Confederation; German Empire; Weimar Republic; Nazi Germany

Identified Smilacaceae and collected Piperaceae

Warfa, Ahmed Mumin

* ? – 1989 †

Somalia

Identified Ehretiaceae and collected Fabaceae

Weber, William Alfred

* November 16, 1918 – March 18, 2020 †

United States

Identified Asteraceae and collected Asteraceae

Weber, Odile

Luxembourg

Identified Asparagaceae and collected Fabaceae

Weberbauer, August

* November 26, 1871 – January 16, 1948 †

Germany

Identified Caryophyllaceae and collected Asteraceae

Friedrich Welwitsch
Welwitsch, Friedrich

* February 25, 1806 – October 20, 1872 †

Austria-Hungary

Identified Pottiaceae and collected Fabaceae

Whistler, Arthur

* October 12, 1944 – April 02, 2020 †

United States

Identified Rubiaceae and collected Rubiaceae

Wieringa, Jan

Netherlands

Identified Fabaceae and collected Fabaceae

Wikström, Johan Emanuel

* November 01, 1789 – May 04, 1856 †

Sweden

Identified Fabaceae and collected Cyperaceae

Wilbraham, Joanna

United Kingdom

Identified Orthotrichaceae and collected Orthotrichaceae

Charles Wilkes
Wilkes, Charles

* April 03, 1798 – February 08, 1877 †

United States

Collected Asteraceae

Identified Dioscoreaceae and collected Dioscoreaceae

Carl Ludwig Willdenow
Willdenow, Carl Ludwig

* August 22, 1765 – July 10, 1812 †

Kingdom of Prussia

Identified Asteraceae and collected Orchidaceae

Ellen Willmott
Willmott, Ellen

* August 19, 1858 – September 27, 1934 †

United Kingdom

Collected Rosaceae

Wilms, Friedrich

* April 19, 1848 – March 02, 1919 †

Germany

Identified Aytoniaceae and collected Asteraceae

Wimmer, Franz Elfried

* November 30, 1881 – May 02, 1961 †

Austria-Hungary; Austria

Identified Campanulaceae and collected Salicaceae

Winkler, Hubert J. P.

* February 13, 1875 – June 10, 1941 †

German Reich

Identified Rubiaceae and collected Polypodiaceae

Ludewig Wittmack
Wittmack, Ludewig

* September 26, 1839 – February 02, 1929 †

German Confederation; German Empire; Weimar Republic

Identified Caryocaraceae and collected Bromeliaceae

Identified Gnetaceae and collected Araceae

Identified Poaceae and collected Cyperaceae