Vittorio Calestani

Vittorio Calestani
Born (1882-10-25)25 October 1882
Florence
Died 1949 (aged 6667)
Pisa
Nationality Italian
Spouse(s) Emilia Mattioni
Scientific career
Fields Botany
Institutions University of Modena
Author abbrev. (botany) Calest.

Vittorio Calestani (1882 – 1949) was an Italian botanist[1] at the University of Modena, whose work included a classififation system for angiosperms.[2][3]

Selected publications

Books

  • Come si studiano le piante: manuale di botanica pratica (1932) Società Editrice "La Scuola", 733 pp.
  • Origini della razza italiana: fondamenti della politica razzista (1941) Vol. 26 de Manuali di politica internazionale. Istituto per gli studi di politica internazionale, 298 pp.
  • Natura in maschera: mimetismo e appariscenza negli animali e nelle piante (1947) Garzanti, 493 pp.

Other

  • Contributo alla sistematica della Ombrellifere D'Europa (1905) Pubblicazione U. Martelli "Webbia"
  • La vegetazione nei dintorni d' Orvieto (1907) Nuovo Gior. Bot. Ital. (14 ): 546-574
  • Mimetismo vegetale (1947) Natura in mascliera, Milano, Garzanti

See also Taxon. Lit., ed. 2 (TL2),[4] ICCU[5]

Legacy

Vittorio Calestani is the authority for 37 taxa, such as Arabis cardamine Calest.[6]

References

Bibliography

Note: This is a selected list of the more influential systems. There are many other systems, for instance a review of earlier systems, published by Lindley in his 1853 edition, and Dahlgren (1982). Examples include the works of Scopoli, Batsch and Grisebach.


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