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Goodwin, Z. A., Muñoz-Rodríguez, P., Harris, D. J., Wells, T., Wood, J. R. I., Filer, D., & Scotland, R. W. (2020). How long does it take to discover a species? Systematics and Biodiversity, 1–10. doi:10.1080/14772000.2020.1751339 https://doi.org/10.1080/14772000.2020.1751339

The description of a new species is a key step in cataloguing the World’s flora. However, this is only a preliminary stage in a long process of understanding what that species represents. We investigated how long the species discovery process takes by focusing on three key stages: 1, the collection …

Aae, Rune

Norway

Identified Asteraceae and collected Asteraceae

Aalen, Odd Jostein

* December 09, 1907 – 1944 †

Norway

Identified Cyperaceae and collected Cyperaceae

Aall, Nicolai Benjamin

* June 08, 1805 – April 16, 1888 †

Identified Plantaginaceae and collected Plantaginaceae

Aasamaa, Heinrich

* January 27, 1909 – August 09, 2008 †

Estonia

Identified Ranunculaceae and collected Poaceae

Aase, Hannah Caroline

* July 12, 1883 – November 23, 1980 †

United States

Collected Amaryllidaceae

Abrams, LeRoy

* October 01, 1874 – August 15, 1956 †

United States

Identified Asteraceae and collected Asteraceae

Acevedo, Rebeca

* January 23, 1902 – 1987 †

Chile

Identified Poaceae and collected Ehretiaceae

Achey, Daisy Bird

* August 09, 1906 – April 16, 1994 †

United States

Identified Orobanchaceae and collected Anatidae

van Ackeren Dieterle, Jennie

* August 02, 1909 – April 15, 1999 †

United States

Identified Cucurbitaceae and collected Cucurbitaceae

Acocks, John Phillip Harison

* April 07, 1911 – May 20, 1979 †

South Africa

Identified Aizoaceae and collected Iridaceae

Adam, Jacques-George

* 1909 – 1980 †

France

Collected Poaceae

Adamović, Lujo

* July 31, 1864 – July 19, 1935 †

Serbia; Austrian Empire; Yugoslavia; Cisleithania

Identified Poaceae and collected Poaceae

Adams, Myrtle L. T.

* December 13, 1903 – February 16, 1989 †

United States

Identified Pteridaceae and collected Ericaceae

Adams, Laurence George

* 1929 – November 07, 2014 †

Australia

Identified Caryophyllaceae and collected Myrtaceae

Adams, Joseph William

* March 02, 1906 – October 22, 1986 †

United States

Identified Salicaceae and collected Pteridaceae

Adams, James

* May 12, 1839 – 1906 †

Colony of New Zealand

Collected Asteraceae

Adams, Nancy

* May 19, 1926 – March 27, 2007 †

New Zealand

Identified Kallymeniaceae and collected Rhodomelaceae

Adamson, Alastair Martin

* October 17, 1901 – December 24, 1945 †

Identified Pyralidae and collected Partulidae

Adamson, Robert Stephen

* March 02, 1885 – November 06, 1965 †

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

Identified Aizoaceae and collected Poaceae

Identified Berberidaceae and collected Berberidaceae

Adjanohoun, Édouard

* November 05, 1928 – January 16, 2016 †

Benin

Identified Poaceae and collected Poaceae

Adriaens, Tim

Belgium

Collected Cabombaceae

Aellen, Paul

* May 13, 1896 – August 19, 1973 †

Switzerland

Identified Amaranthaceae and collected Asteraceae

Eugenio Morales Agacino
Agacino, Eugenio Morales

* March 15, 1914 – March 09, 2002 †

Spain

Collected Poaceae

Jacob Georg Agardh
Agardh, Jacob Georg

* December 08, 1813 – January 17, 1901 †

Sweden

Identified Asteraceae and collected Asteraceae

Carl Adolph Agardh
Agardh, Carl Adolph

* January 23, 1785 – January 28, 1859 †

Sweden

Identified Betulaceae and collected Brassicaceae

Alexander Emanuel Agassiz
Agassiz, Alexander Emanuel

* December 17, 1835 – March 27, 1910 †

United States; Switzerland

Identified Cidaridae and collected Nymphalidae

Collected Campanulaceae

Ahles, Harry E.

* October 28, 1924 – March 21, 1981 †

United States

Identified Asteraceae and collected Asteraceae

Ahlner, Sten Gustav Edvard

* 1905 – 1991 †

Sweden

Identified Parmeliaceae and collected Parmeliaceae