Index by Year of Birth
Ferdinand von Mueller
* 1825 Rostock/Germany
+ 1896 Melbourne/Australia
Baron Sir Ferdinand Jacob Heinrich von
was a German-Australian physician, geographer, and
most notably, a botanist.
He was appointed government botanist for the then
colony of Victoria (Australia) in 1853,
and later director of the Royal Botanic Gardens,
He also founded the National Herbarium of Victoria.
He named many Australian plants.
2021 J. Giesen