Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Dieter Wasshausen

Research Botanist Emeritus
Department / Division
  • BS (1962), MS (1965), PhD (1972), The George Washington University
Research Interests

Systematics of the Neotropical Acanthaceae, including treatments of the family for the Flora of Peru, Ecuador and Bolivia; Palynology and reproductive biology of tropical Acanthaceae; Floristic studies in the family Begoniaceae, preparation of diagnostic keys and descriptions for species in Guianas, Brazil and Peru.