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Creator

  • Rudd, Velva E.
  • Rudd, Velva Elaine
  • Rudd, V. E.
  • Rudd, Velva

Alternate Name

  • Rudd, Velva Elaine
  • Rudd, V. E.
  • Rudd, Velva

Forename

Velva

Middle Initial

E.

Surname

Rudd

Biographical History

Velva E. Rudd (1910-1999) was a legume specialist and curator in the Department of Botany, United States National Herbarium. She researched and published on various tropical species of Fabaceae. Ruddia, the Mexican legume genus, was named in her honor. In 1973, Rudd retired from her position as curator at the National Herbarium and served as a Research Fellow at California State University in Northridge until her death in 1999.

Source

  • Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, Carnegie Mellon University. (2012). Velva E. Rudd Correspondence and Papers. Retrieved January 30, 2012 from: http://huntbot.andrew.cmu.edu/HIBD/Departments/Archives/Archives-HR/Rudd.shtml
  • JStor Plant Science. (2012). Rudd, Velva Elaine. Retrieved Janury 30, 2012 from : http://plants.jstor.org/person/bm000007234

Related entities

  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Botany: She was Curator in the Department of Botany, United States National Herbarium.
  • California State university, Northridge: She was a a Research Fellow at California State University in Northridge until her death in 1999.

Birth Date

1910

Death Date

1999

Topic

Botany

Form/Genre

Personal name

Occupation

Botanists