Pittier, Henri, 1857-1950Alternative names
Henri Pittier was a Swiss-born botanist, geographer, linguist, and ethnographer. Pittier moved to Costa Rica in 1887 to found and direct the country's first geographic institute, the Instituto Físico-Geográfico. Pittier served as a botanist for the USDA from 1904 to 1919.
Smithsonian Institution Archives Field Book Project: Person : Description : rid_495_pid_EACP492
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