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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…

Milne-Redhead, Edgar

* May 24, 1906 – June 29, 1996 †

United Kingdom; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

Collected Fabaceae and identified Fabaceae

Charles Mohr
Mohr, Charles

* December 28, 1824 – July 17, 1901 †

United States

Collected Asteraceae and identified Bartramiaceae

John Muir
Muir, John

* June 18, 1874 – August 03, 1947 †

United Kingdom

Collected Asteraceae and identified Aizoaceae

Munro, George Campbell

* May 10, 1866 – December 04, 1963 †

United States; New Zealand

Collected Poaceae and identified Fringillidae

Obermeyer, Anna Amelia

* July 30, 1907 – October 10, 2001 †

British Empire; South Africa

Collected Iridaceae and identified Iridaceae

Collected Poaceae and identified Burseraceae

Collected Lamiaceae and identified Lamiaceae

Alice Pegler
Pegler, Alice

* July 21, 1861 – June 17, 1929 †

South Africa

Collected Asteraceae and identified Polyporaceae

Peterson, Gunnel

* April 16, 1920 – March 29, 2011 †

Sweden

Collected Asteraceae and identified Ranunculaceae

Cyrus Pringle
Pringle, Cyrus

* May 06, 1838 – May 25, 1911 †

United States

Collected Asteraceae and identified Poaceae

Ludwig Radlkofer
Radlkofer, Ludwig

* December 19, 1829 – February 16, 1927 †

Germany

Collected Sapindaceae and identified Sapindaceae

Ramage, George A.

* 1864 – 1933 †

Collected Fabaceae

Reko, Blas Pablo

* 1877 – February 1953 †

Austria

Collected Fabaceae and identified Moraceae

Joseph Rock
Rock, Joseph

* January 13, 1884 – December 05, 1962 †

Austria; United States

Collected Ericaceae and identified Parmeliaceae

Schaffner, Johann Wilhelm

* 1830 – 1882 †

Germany

Collected Asteraceae and identified Poaceae

Schimper, Georg Wilhelm

* August 02, 1804 – October 10, 1878 †

Grand Duchy of Baden

Collected Asteraceae and identified Dicranaceae

Schinini, Aurelio

* 1943 – 2018 †

Collected Asteraceae and identified Solanaceae

Rudolf Schlechter
Schlechter, Rudolf

* October 16, 1872 – November 16, 1925 †

Germany

Collected Asteraceae and identified Orchidaceae

Schlieben, Hans-Joachim Eberhardt

* May 26, 1902 – July 14, 1975 †

Collected Fabaceae and identified Orchidaceae

Georg August Schweinfurth
Schweinfurth, Georg August

* December 29, 1836 – September 19, 1925 †

Germany

Collected Fabaceae and identified Orchidaceae

Sieber, Franz

* March 30, 1789 – December 17, 1844 †

Austrian Empire

Collected Fabaceae and identified Apiaceae

Carl Skottsberg
Skottsberg, Carl

* December 01, 1880 – June 14, 1963 †

Sweden

Collected Asteraceae and identified Asteliaceae

Small, John Kunkel

* January 31, 1869 – January 20, 1938 †

United States

Collected Asteraceae and identified Dicranaceae

Richard Spruce
Spruce, Richard

* September 10, 1817 – December 28, 1893 †

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

Collected Fabaceae and identified Fabaceae

Stent, Sydney Margaret

* October 11, 1875 – April 19, 1942 †

South Africa

Collected Poaceae and identified Poaceae

Stevenson-Hamilton, Hilda

* February 03, 1901 – January 11, 1979 †

Australia

Collected Bignoniaceae

Carl Peter Thunberg
Thunberg, Carl Peter

* November 11, 1743 – August 08, 1828 †

Sweden

Collected Asteraceae and identified Meloidae

Tur, Nuncia María

* 1940 – ? †

Argentina

Collected Poaceae and identified Podostemaceae

Urton, Noël Rosa

* December 25, 1917 – 2002 †

South Africa

Collected Vitaceae and identified Vitaceae

Vaupel, Friedrich Karl Johann

* May 23, 1876 – May 04, 1927 †

Germany

Collected Rubiaceae and identified Urticaceae