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Satya, P., Mitra, S., & Ray, D. P. (2019). Ramie (Boehmeria nivea L. Gaud) Genetic Improvement. Advances in Plant Breeding Strategies: Industrial and Food Crops, 115–150. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-23265-8_5 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-23265-8_5

Ramie (Boehmeria nivea L. Gaud) is a wonderful fiber-producing plant species, but it has not received adequate care and attention from researchers. Ramie fiber is considered the longest, strongest and most durable of all known plant fibers. The fiber is composed of pure cellulose being resistant to …

Buchanan-Hamilton, Francis

(b. February 15, 1762 – d. June 15, 1829)

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

Collected Fabaceae

Conzatti, Cassiano

(b. August 13, 1862 – d. March 02, 1951)

Italy; Kingdom of Italy

Identified Cyperaceae and collected Asteraceae

Erik Leonard Ekman
Ekman, Erik Leonard

(b. October 14, 1883 – d. January 15, 1931)

Sweden

Identified Poaceae and collected Asteraceae

Forrest, George

(b. March 13, 1873 – d. January 05, 1932)

United Kingdom

Identified Ericaceae and collected Ericaceae

Friis, Ib

Denmark

Identified Urticaceae and collected Leguminosae-Pap.

von Handel-Mazzetti, Heinrich

(b. February 19, 1882 – d. February 01, 1940)

Austria

Identified Ranunculaceae and collected Asteraceae

Augustine Henry
Henry, Augustine

(b. July 02, 1857 – d. March 23, 1930)

Ireland

Identified Grossulariaceae and collected Fabaceae

Killip, Ellsworth Paine

(b. September 02, 1890 – d. November 21, 1968)

United States of America

Identified Passifloraceae and collected Asteraceae

Tomitarô Makino
Makino, Tomitarô

(b. April 24, 1862 – d. January 18, 1957)

Japan

Identified Thymelaeaceae and collected Poaceae

Eizi Matuda
Matuda, Eizi

(b. April 20, 1894 – d. February 12, 1978)

Japan

Identified Bromeliaceae and collected Asteraceae

Identified Apocynaceae and collected Gesneriaceae

Munro, George Campbell

(b. May 10, 1866 – d. December 04, 1963)

United States of America; New Zealand

Identified Fringillidae and collected Poaceae

Peter Osbeck
Osbeck, Peter

(b. May 09, 1723 – d. December 23, 1805)

Sweden

Identified Fabaceae and collected Asteraceae

Sintenis, Paul

(b. June 04, 1847 – d. March 06, 1907)

Prussia

Identified Lamiaceae and collected Fabaceae

Sykes, William Russell

(b. October 13, 1927 – d. January 05, 2018)

United Kingdom; New Zealand

Identified Poaceae and collected Poaceae

Carl Peter Thunberg
Thunberg, Carl Peter

(b. November 11, 1743 – d. August 08, 1828)

Sweden

Identified Meloidae and collected Asteraceae

Identified Moraceae and collected Poaceae

Ignatz Urban
Urban, Ignatz

(b. January 07, 1848 – d. January 07, 1931)

Germany

Identified Rubiaceae and collected Fabaceae

Nathaniel Wallich
Wallich, Nathaniel

(b. January 28, 1786 – d. April 28, 1854)

Denmark

Identified Lamiaceae and collected Asteraceae

Wikström, Johan Emanuel

(b. November 01, 1789 – d. May 04, 1856)

Sweden

Identified Fabaceae and collected Cyperaceae

Tse Tsun Yu
Yu, Tse Tsun

(b. February 01, 1908 – d. July 14, 1986)

People's Republic of China

Identified Rosaceae and collected Rosaceae