Robert Louis Dressler

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Robert (Louis) Dressler (born 1927, died October 15, 2019, in Paraíso, Costa Rica) was an American botanist specialist of the taxonomy of the Orchidaceae. [1]

He graduated from the University of Southern California and Harvard University. [2]

In 1977, botanist Hans Wiehler published Reldia , which is a genus of plants from South America in the family Gesneriaceae, with the name honouring Robert Louis Dressler. [3]

The standard author abbreviation Dressler is used to indicate this person as the author when citing a botanical name. [4]

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  1. El mundo pierde a uno de los grandes botánicos que dejó su huella en Costa Rica
  2. "Dressler, Robert Louis (1927-)".
  3. "Reldia Wiehler | Plants of the World Online | Kew Science". Plants of the World Online. Retrieved 20 January 2022.
  4. IPNI.  Dressler.