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Scientist Heinrich von Handel-Mazzetti (1882-1940)

Austrian botanist. He studied botany at the University of Vienna, obtaining his doctorate in 1907. From 1905 he served as an assistant at the botanical institute in Vienna. In 1925 he was appointed curator to the Natural History Museum. Earlier research involved scientific excursions to Switzerland (1906), Bosnia and Herzegovina (1909), followed by an expedition to Mesopotamia and Kurdistan (1910). He traveled to China in 1914, performing botanical research in the provinces of Yunnan (1914, 1915, 1916), Sichuan (1914), Guizhou (1917), Hunan (1917, 1918), and Kweichow. In China he also undertook cartographic surveys. He returned to Vienna in 1919, where he devoted his energies towards studies of Chinese flora.

Also see hybridizer Heinrich von Handel-Mazzetti.

Iris publications:

Handel-Mazzetti, H. F. von, (1925), Anz. Akad. Wiss. Wien, Math. -Nat. 1925, lxii. 241. Iris phragmitetorum.

-- BobPries - 2012-05-18
Topic revision: r1 - 16 Feb 2016, Harloiris
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