Lasser, Tobías 1911-

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Biographical History

Tobías Lasser was a Venezuelan heart surgeon and highly regarded botanist. Lasser collected throughout Venezuela (and other locations including Panama) from 1940-1958. At the Central University of Venezuela, Lasser founded the Faculty of Sciences and the ‘Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela’ (the Botanic Gardens). He authored the book Flora of Venezuela.

Source

Lasser, Tobías (1911-2006). In JStor Plant Science. Retrieved from http://plants.jstor.org/person/bm000004793

Related entities

Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela: Lasser founded the ‘Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela’ (the Botanic Gardens).

Birth Date

1911

Death Date

2006

Topic

  • Botany
  • Surgeons

Form/Genre

Personal name

Occupation

  • Botanists
  • Surgeons