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Friedrich Hermann Gustav (Friedrich) Hildebrand

1835–1915

German botanist. After studying mineralogy, geology, and agriculture at Berlin, took up botany, studying at Bonn, then from 1855 to 1858 at Berlin, where he received his doctorate. Habilitated at Bonn, becoming privat-dozent there, in 1859. Professor of botany, Freiburg im Breisgau, 1868–1907. Worked mainly on hybridity, dimorphism, and generation.

Sources

Correns 1916

Junker 1989

Tort 1996