|←Author Index: Ho||Wilhelm Friedrich Benedict Hofmeister
|alternation of generations, a fundamental principle of the life cycles of plants.German biologist; regarded as "one of the true giants in the history of biology"; best known for his discovery of the|
Hofmeister's works were published in German; only English translations are listed here.
- Hofmeister, Wilhelm; Currey, Frederick (translator) (1862), On the germination, development and fructification of the higher Cryptogamia and on the fructification of the Coniferae.
Works about Hofmeister
- Haberlandt, Gottlieb (1877), "Wilhelm Hofmeister" in Plant systematics and evolution 27(4): 113-117.
- Goebel, Karl von (1905) "Wilhelm Hofmeister" in The plant world 8: 291-298.