Biographical entry Bauer, Franz Andreas (1758 - 1840)
- Botanical artist
Franz Bauer delineated and illustrated many of the plants collected on the Endeavor by Joseph Banks. He was known as an excellent microscopical drawer and published a volume of drawings. A number of Australian plants were named in honour of Franz and his brother Ferdinand by the European community, as well as a genus of Saxifrageous (rockfoils) that is now known as Baurera.
Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science
Created: 19 March 2019