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Federico Delpino

1833–1905

Italian botanist. Travelled extensively for botanical purposes as a youth and in 1873. Civil servant, ministry of finances, Turin, 1852–6; assistant in the botanic garden and museum, Florence, 1867; lecturer, Vallombrosa school of forestry, 1871; professor of botany and director of the botanic garden, Genoa, 1875–84; professor, University of Bologna, 1884; professor of botany and head of the botanic garden, Naples, 1894.

Sources

DBI

Mayerhöfer 1959–70

Penzig 1905

Bibliography

DBI: Dizionario biografico degli Italiani. Edited by Alberto M. Ghisalberti et al. 92 vols. (A–Sisto IV) to date. Rome: Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana. 1960–.

Mayerhöfer, Josef. 1959–70. Lexikon der Geschichte der Naturwissenschaften: Biographien, Sachwörter und Bibliographien. Vol. 1. Vienna: Verlag Brüder Hollinek.

Penzig, Ottone. 1905. Commemorazione di Federico Delpino. Malpighia 19: 294–310.

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