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Scientist Dr. Merritt Lyndon Farnald (1873-1950)

Curator, Gray Herbarium, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. Eminent botanist, interested in the flora of the Gaspe and Newfoundland. In his time he was regarded as the most respected scholar of the taxonomy and phytogeography of the vascular plant flora of temperate eastern North America.

Also see hybridizer Merritt Lyndon Fernald.


Fernald, M. L., (1936), Rhodora xxxviii. 52 (1936).

Fernald, M. L., (1947), Additions to and subtractions from the flora of Virginia, in Contributions to the Grey Herbarium. Iris prismatica var. austrina.

Fernald, M. L., (1947), Rhodora 49: 210. 1947. Iris hookeri var. zonalis; 49: 214 Iris verna L. var. smalliana;

-- BobPries - 2012-05-18
Topic revision: r1 - 03 Feb 2016, Harloiris
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