Peter Wilhelm Lund - Legacy

Legacy

The journal Lundiana is named in his honour, as is a town in Lagoa Santa. Lund is considered the "Father of Brazilian paleontology and archeology." His voluminous correspondence with Brazilian scientists and institutions is still uncollected.

The standard author abbreviation P.W.Lund is used to indicate this individual as the author when citing a botanical name.

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