Article

Davies, T. J., Daru, B. H., Bezeng, B. S., Charles-Dominique, T., Hempson, G. P., Kabongo, R. M., … Bond, W. J. (2020). Savanna tree evolutionary ages inform the reconstruction of the paleoenvironment of our hominin ancestors. Scientific Reports, 10(1). doi:10.1038/s41598-020-69378-0 https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-69378-0

Ideas on hominin evolution have long invoked the emergence from forests into open habitats as generating selection for traits such as bipedalism and dietary shifts. Though controversial, the savanna hypothesis continues to motivate research into the palaeo-environments of Africa. Reconstruction of t…

Acocks, John Phillip Harison

(b. April 07, 1911 – d. May 20, 1979)

South Africa

Identified Aizoaceae and collected Iridaceae

Adamson, Robert Stephen

(b. March 02, 1885 – d. November 06, 1965)

United Kingdom; Union of South Africa; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

Identified Aizoaceae and collected Poaceae

Adam Afzelius
Afzelius, Adam

(b. October 08, 1750 – d. January 20, 1837)

Sweden

Collected Rubiaceae

Francisco Freire Allemão
Allemão, Francisco Freire

(b. July 24, 1797 – d. November 11, 1874)

Brazil

Identified Fabaceae and collected Fabaceae

Identified Elaeocarpaceae and collected Elaeocarpaceae

Barker, Winsome Fanny

(b. September 23, 1907 – d. December 27, 1994)

South Africa

Identified Iridaceae and collected Iridaceae

Bidgood, Sally

(b. April 13, 1948 – d. March 18, 2018)

United Kingdom

Identified Acanthaceae and collected Fabaceae

Harry Bolus
Bolus, Harry

(b. April 28, 1834 – d. May 25, 1911)

South Africa

Identified Ericaceae and collected Asteraceae

Aimé Bonpland
Bonpland, Aimé

(b. August 29, 1773 – d. May 04, 1858)

France

Identified Poaceae and collected Asteraceae

Bray, Rebecca Deramus

(b. May 23, 1939 – d. January 21, 2018)

United States of America

Identified Isoetaceae and collected Asteraceae

Identified Asteraceae and collected Asteraceae

William John Burchell
Burchell, William John

(b. July 23, 1781 – d. March 03, 1863)

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

Identified Asteraceae and collected Asteraceae

Burkart, Arturo

(b. September 25, 1906 – d. April 25, 1975)

Argentina

Identified Fabaceae and collected Poaceae

Identified Fabaceae and collected Asteraceae

Burtt, Brian

(b. August 27, 1913 – d. May 30, 2008)

United Kingdom; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

Identified Gesneriaceae and collected Asteraceae

Carter, Annetta Mary

(b. June 28, 1907 – d. May 08, 1991)

United States of America

Identified Fabaceae and collected Asteraceae

Identified Rubiaceae and collected Rubiaceae

Compton, Robert Harold

(b. August 06, 1886 – d. July 11, 1979)

United Kingdom; South Africa; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

Identified Ericaceae and collected Asteraceae

Conzatti, Cassiano

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

Italy; Kingdom of Italy

Identified Cyperaceae and collected Asteraceae

Craven, Lyndley

(b. September 01, 1945 – d. July 11, 2014)

Australia

Identified Myrtaceae and collected Myrtaceae

Johann Franz Drège
Drège, Johann Franz

(b. March 25, 1794 – d. February 03, 1881)

Germany

Identified Oleaceae and collected Asteraceae

Per Karl Hjalmar Dusén
Dusén, Per Karl Hjalmar

(b. August 04, 1855 – d. January 22, 1926)

Sweden

Identified Asteraceae and collected Asteraceae

Ecklon, Christian Friedrich

(b. December 17, 1795 – d. October 09, 1868)

Denmark; Germany

Identified Fabaceae and collected Asteraceae

Esterhuysen, Elsie Elizabeth

(b. April 11, 1912 – d. May 31, 2006)

South Africa

Identified Restionaceae and collected Restionaceae

Roxana Judkins Stinchfield Ferris
Ferris, Roxana Judkins Stinchfield

(b. April 13, 1895 – d. June 30, 1978)

United States of America

Identified Asteraceae and collected Asteraceae

Gardner, Martin

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Identified Asteraceae and collected Asteraceae

Alwyn Howard Gentry
Gentry, Alwyn Howard

(b. January 06, 1945 – d. August 03, 1993)

United States of America

Identified Bignoniaceae and collected Bignoniaceae

Giess, Johan Wilhelm Heinrich

(b. February 21, 1910 – d. September 28, 2000)

Germany; Namibia

Identified Combretaceae and collected Asteraceae

Auguste François Marie Glaziou
Glaziou, Auguste François Marie

(b. August 30, 1828 – d. March 30, 1906)

France

Identified Melastomataceae and collected Melastomataceae

Identified Cyperaceae and collected Cyperaceae