Buxbaum, Johann Christian (Buxbaum)( Russian botanist)
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Biography Buxbaum, Johann Christian (Buxbaum)
Born in 1694, Mr.. in Merseburg, he studied botany at Leipzig, . Wittenberg, . Jena and the University of Leiden, . and on the recommendation of the famous physician Friedrich Hoffmann (in Halle), invited by Peter the Great in St. Petersburg, . where energetically set about breeding Pharmaceutical Supplies (cm,
. t. I, p. 934), which has also lectured in botany trained medical institutions in the capital. Bucksbaum made several trips to Russia, . visited Siberia and Astrakhan, . everywhere studying plants, . and published his study entitled "Enumeratio plantarum acculatior in argo Halensi vicinisque locis crescentium una cum earum characteribus et viribus" (Halle, . 1721),
. His main work: "Plantarum minus cognitarum circa Bysantium et in Oriente observatarum Centurr. V "(St. Petersburg, 1728), in 1724, Mr.. Bucksbaum appointed to the then founded the St. Petersburg Imperial Academy of Sciences and a professor in the academic school. Haller Buchsbaum named in honor of his name genus of moss - Buxbaumiaceae; died in 1730 of tuberculosis in Wermsdorf (Saxony).