Schwarz, Eduard


(Source: Flora Malesiana ser. 1, 1: Cyclopaedia of collectors)


Died: 1862, Vienna, Austria.



Naval Surgeon who was to undertake the botany department of the expedition in the ‘Novara’ (1857-59) with Jelinek (see there and sub Hochstetter). According to Wawra von Fernsee1 he embarked as a botanist, but it was soon evident that he was none! Notwithstanding he did good work as a medical observer, and reporter on the voyage.



(1) cf. Notizbl. hist. stat. Sect. d.k.k. Mdhr.-Schles. Ges. z. Beförd. d. Ackerbaues, d. Natur- and Landeskunde no 10, 1878, p. 15.