He conducted a systematic study of the territory of Peru in search of new plant species. He received his doctorate in botany from the University of Breslau in , after which he continued his studies in natural sciences at the universities of Heidelberg and Berlin. He taught at the University of Breslau. In , on the instructions of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin , he was sent to Peru for botanical research.
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Augusto Weberbauer birth name " August " — Breslau , 20 November — died in Lima , was a German naturalist, botanist and university professor. He conducted systematic exploration of Peru in search of new plant species.
Weberbauer received his PhD in botany at the University of Breslau , continued his studies in natural sciences at universities in Heidelberg and Berlin. He taught at the University of Breslau. He was commissioned by the Royal Academy of Sciences in Berlin to develop botanical research in Peru In , he delivered species of seagrass which he had collected in Peru. The Peruvian government hired him to develop the Zoo and Botanical Garden in He taught here as professor of pharmaceutical chemistry —48 and Systematic Botany —48 , as well as directing the Botany Seminar The wild potato species, S.
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