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Category:Richard Evan Schultes

  • A father of modern ethnobotany, with his studies of indigenous peoples' (especially of the Americas) uses of plants, including entheogenic or hallucinogenic plants.
  • Schultes's botanical fieldwork led him to be one of the first to alert the world about destruction of the Amazon rainforest and the disappearance of its native people.
Richard Evans Schultes 
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American ethnobotanist
Date of birth 12 January 1915
Date of death 10 April 2001
Educated at
Doctoral advisor
  • Oakes Ames
Member of
  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Award received
  • John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship
  • Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement
  • Linnean Medal
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