Oswald Heer

1809–83

Swiss biogeographer, palaeontologist and botanist. An expert on Tertiary flora. Lecturer in botany, University of Zürich, 1834–5; director of the botanic garden, 1834; associate professor, 1835–52; professor of botany and entomology, 1852–83.

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