Author:Wilhelm Hofmeister

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Wilhelm Friedrich Benedict Hofmeister
(1824–1877)
German biologist; regarded as "one of the true giants in the history of biology"; best known for his discovery of the alternation of generations, a fundamental principle of the life cycles of plants.

Standard botanical author abbreviation: Hofmeist.

Wilhelm Friedrich Benedict Hofmeister

Works[edit]

Hofmeister's works were published in German; only English translations are listed here.

Works about Hofmeister[edit]

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.