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Letter

Max Ernst Wichura

1817–66

German lawyer and botanist. Prussian government official in Breslau, 1859–66. Devoted his spare time to botany and made frequent excursions to study European flora. Published a number of papers, including one on dimorphism in Scabiosa and Lythrum ("Ueber unvollkommene Diklinie", Jahresberichte der schlesischen Gesellschaft für vaterländische Kultur 36 (1858): 65–6), and a major work on hybridisation, Die Bastardbefruchtung im Pflanzenreich erläutert an den Bastarden der Weiden (1865).

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