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Hybridizer Édouard Spach (1801-1879)

France - Paris

Born in Strasbourg, he went to Paris in 1824 and studied botany with René-Louis Desfontaines and Antoine Laurent de Jussieu (1748–1836). He became the secretary of Charles-François Brisseau de Mirbel (1776–1854). When de Mirbel became a professor at the Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle , he followed him and remained at the museum for the remainder of his career.

  • Histoire Naturelle des Végétaux, Phanérogames, Tome XIII, 1846, avalaible on: Gallica


Tall Bearded: 'Redouteaua'

Interested in French irises ? Please visit: Société Française des Iris et plantes Bulbeuses - SFIB | website (french language).

-- BobPries - 2012-05-18
Topic revision: r6 - 09 Dec 2016, Harloiris
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