Gualterio Looser, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Gualterio Looser

Chilean botanist

Date of Birth: 04-Sep-1898

Place of Birth: Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile

Date of Death: 22-Jul-1982

Profession: botanist, pteridologist

Nationality: Switzerland, Chile

Zodiac Sign: Virgo

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About Gualterio Looser

  • Gualterio Looser Schallemberg (September 4, 1898, Santiago – July 22, 1982) was a Chilean botanist and engineer of Swiss parentage.
  • He owned a factory that made agricultural implements. In 1928 Looser joined the American Fern Society, and started to publish papers on the pteridophytes of Chile.
  • His herbarium containing ca.
  • 8000 specimens was given to Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de la Ville de Genève.

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