Maksimovich Karl Ivanovich( Botanist)
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Biography Maksimovich Karl Ivanovich
(1827 - 1891), a member of the Academy of Sciences. Educated at the University of Dorpat Dorpat Consisted assistant director of the botanical garden, and in St. Petersburg, later chief botanist of the Imperial Botanical Garden. Since 1871. Academician. In 1853, Mr.. undertook a trip around the world on the frigate "Diana". With great difficulty, he studied the vegetation was still almost unknown Amur region and gathered a rich collection, which is published under the title "Primitiae florae amurensis" ( "Mem. de l'Acad. Imp. de St.-Petersbourg ", 1859). In 1859, Mr.. Maksimovich undertook a new journey through Siberia in Irkutsk, in Transbaikalia, on the Songhua and Ussuri, and in Japan. In addition to the above-mentioned works, Maksimovich printed: "Diagnosis plantarum novarum Japoniae et Mandschuriae" (Volume I, dec. I - X, 1866 - 1871, Volume II, dec. XI - XX, 1872 - 1,876), "Diagnosis plantarum novarum asiaticum" (fasc. I - VII, 1877 - 1888), "Flora tangutica, sive enumeratio plantarum regionis Tangur (Amdo) provinciae Kansu, nec non Tibetiae praesertim orientali borealis atque Tsaidon" (fasc. I. "Thalamiflorae et Discsflorae", 1889) and others.