Nebraska Authors

John Theodore Buchholz

Born 1888-07-14 Polk County, NE (USA)

Died 1951-07-01
Urbana, IL (USA)

Urbana, IL (USA)
Mount Hope Cemetery

John Theodore Buchholz was a botanist specializing in plant morphology with numerous professional publications on ferns and conifers. He served as President of the Botanical Society of America in 1941.

Places Lived

Eustis, NE
Mount Pleasant, IA
Iowa City, IA
Chicago, IL
Prairie, AK
Urbana, IL

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Botany--Conifers; Botany--Ferns


Bachelor of Science Degree, 1909, Iowa Wesleyan College, Mount Pleasant, IA
Bachelor of Arts Degree, 1909, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Master of Science Degree, 1914, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Ph.D., 1917, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL


Professor of Botany
Visiting Investigator, Carnegie Institution Department of Genetics, Cold Spring Harbor, 1921-1941

Places Worked

University of Texas (1926-1929)
University of Illinois, Urbana, IL


Sedges of Henry County. 1913.
Suspensor and Early Embryo of Pinus: A Dissertation. 1917.
Common Forest Trees of Arkansas: How to Know Them; A Pocket Manual. 1924.
Note on Arkansas Pteridophyta. 1924.
Flora of Arkansas: Miscellaneous Notes Appearing in Botanical Journals Between 1835 and 1899. 1925.
Origin of Cleavage Polyembryony in Conifers. 1926.
Supplement to the Catalogue of Arkansas Plants. 1926.
The Pine Embryo and the Embryos of Related Genera. 1931.
The Suspensor of Sciadopitys. 1931.
A Practical Drier for Botanical Specimens. 1931.
The Suspensor of Cryptomeria Japonica. 1932.

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