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Scientist Felix de Avellar Brotero (1744-1828)

Portugese botanist. In 1790 he was given the chair of botany and agriculture at the University of Coimbra. His two best known works, Flora lusitanica, 1804, and Phytographia Lusitaniae selectior, 1816–1827, were the first lengthy descriptions of native Portuguese plants.

Also see hybridizer Felix Brotero for botanical authorship list.

Publications:

Brotero, F. A., (1804), Flora Lusitanica vol. 1, 52 Iris transtagana. p.52

Brotero, F. A., (1827), Phytographia, Lusitanlae Selectior seu Novarum, Rariorum, Et Aliarum Minus Cognitarum Stirpium, Que in Lusitaia sponte veniunt, Ejusdemque Floram Spectant, Descriptiones Iconibus Illustratae, vol. 2. Iris juncea(I. filifolia). ii. 44. t. 95 I. trialata

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