Author:Hugh Algernon Weddell

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Hugh Algernon Weddell
(1819–1877)
Physician and botanist who specialized in South American flora.

Standard botanical author abbreviation: Wedd.

Works[edit]

  • Histoire naturelle des Quinquinas (1849) - monograph describing the Cinchona plant
  • Additions à la flore de l’Amérique du Sud (1850) - which gives the history of his first trip to South America.
  • Voyage dans la Nord de la Bolivie (1853) - which describes his second trip to South America.
  • Chloris andina: essai d’une flore de la region alpine des Cordillères de l’Amérique du Sud (two volumes) (1855-1861) - it constitutes the sixth part of Francis de Castelnau’s Expédition dans les parties centrals de l’Amérique du Sud (1850-1859).
Works by this author published before January 1, 1923 are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.