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
© Copyright 1953 by the 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