The New International Encyclopædia/Stahl, Ernst

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STAHL, stäl, Ernst (1848— ). A German botanist, born near Strassburg, and educated there, at Halle, and at Würzburg. He became professor in Strassburg in 1880, and professor and director of the botanical gardens at Jena the following year. He visited Ceylon and Java in the winter of 1889-90. Among his books are Entwickelung und Anatomie der Lenticelien (1873), Einfluss des Lichtes auf den Geotropismus einiger Pflanzenorgane (1884), Zur Biologie der Myxomyceten (1884), and Regenfall und Blattgestalt (1893).