S2A3 Biographical Database of Southern African Science




Joubert, Mr Gideon (fungi collection)

Born: Date not known, Place not known.
Died: Date not known, Place not known.

Gideon Joubert, a farmer with a keen interest in plants, lived on the farm Knapdaar in the Burgersdorp district of the Eastern Cape from 1918. He collected a number of particularly interesting fungi in the Burgersdorp district and at Matatiele in the Transkei during the years 1916-1936. He specimens are in the National Collection of Fungi of the Plant Protection Research Institute in Pretoria.


List of sources:

Doidge, E.M. The South African fungi and lichens to the end of 1945. Bothalia, 1950, Vol. 5, pp. 1-1094 (See pp. 43, 49).

Gunn, M. & Codd, L.E. Botanical exploration of southern Africa. Cape Town: Balkema, 1981.


Compiled by: C. Plug


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