Although the name and works of Christian Hendrik Persoon are well known to most botanists, the biography of this illustrious mycologist is not. This fact is attributable to the following reasons: the dearth of accurate information; incompleteness of any biographical account; and the difficulty involved in finding that material which is available. An attempt is made here to alleviate this situation.
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science
©1953 Iowa Academy of Science, Inc.
Benjamin, Chester R.
"Biographical Note on Persoon,"
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science, 60(1), 92-94.
Available at: https://scholarworks.uni.edu/pias/vol60/iss1/11