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Collector Name: Olof Swartz
Reference Initials: O.
MO Abbreviation: Sw.
Moss Abbreviation: Sw.
FNA Abbreviation: Swartz
Life or Publication Dates: 1760--1818
Reference: 1890
Country: Sweden, West Indies
Specialty: (BL);A;B;M;P;S
IPNI Person ID: 27408-1
Comments: He first traveled in 1780, to Lapland in the company of several other botanists.[1] In 1783 he sailed for North America and the West Indies, primarily in the area of Jamaica and Hispaniola, to collect botanical specimens.[2] His botanilcal collection, of an impressive 6000 specimens, is now held by the Swedish Museum of Natural History, as part of the Regnellian herbarium.[3
 
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