Sherwin Carlquist (1930–2021) was an internationally respected and distinguished botanist who held faculty positions in botany at California Botanic Garden, Claremont Graduate University and Pomona College between 1956 and 1992. His legacy includes major scholarly contributions to plant systematics, plant anatomy, especially wood anatomy, island biogeography, evolutionary and ecological reasoning, and a prolific publication record. A loose collection of paragraphs by those who interacted with him addresses Carlquist's tremendous botanical output, teaching, mentorship, scientific scholarship, and his roles as a colleague and friend.
Elias, Thomas S.; Nazaire, Mare; Wallace, Gary D.; and Ashworth, Vanessa E.
"Sherwin Carlquist (1930–2021)—A Botanical Luminary,"
Aliso: A Journal of Systematic and Floristic Botany:
1, Article 4.
Available at: https://scholarship.claremont.edu/aliso/vol40/iss1/4
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