Welwitsch, Friedrich Martin Josef
- G. S. Boulger
- , revised by Andrew Grout
Welwitsch, Friedrich Martin Josef (1806–1872), botanist, was born at Maria-Saal, near Klagenfurt, Carinthia, Austria, on 5 February 1806, to a large family of a prosperous farmer and surveyor. While at school he was encouraged by his father in the study of botany, and when sent to the ...