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Biographical entry Staiger, Karl Theodor (1833 - 1888)

Born
8 October 1833
Kunzelsau, Wurttemberg, Germany
Died
5 October 1888
South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Occupation
Chemical analyst and Museum curator

Summary

Karl Theodor Staiger worked as an analytical chemist for the Queensland Government 1873-1880 and worked with Mikluho-Maclay during 1880. He was secretary and the first professional appointment of the Queensland Museum 1876-1879.

Details

Events

1883
Taxonomy event - Honoured with Eucalyptus staigeriana F.Muell. ex F.M.Bailey

Archival resources

Queensland Museum Library

  • Karl Theodor Staiger - Records, 1876 - 1879; Queensland Museum Library. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Online Resources

See also

  • Hall, Norman, Botanists of the Eucalypts: short biographies of people who have named eucalypts, whose names have been given to species or who have collected type material, CSIRO, Melbourne, 1978, 101 pp. Details

McCarthy, G.J.