Eduardo Arguelles Quisumbing (1895 - 1986) MP

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Immediate Family

    • Basilisa
      wife
    • Delicia
      daughter
    • Lourdes
      daughter
    • Eduardo
      son
    • Trinidad
      wife
    • Honorato
      father
    • Ciriaca
      mother
    • Emilio
      brother
    • Fernando
      brother
    • Manuel
      brother
    • Francisco
      brother

About Eduardo Arguelles Quisumbing

Eduardo Quisumbing was a noted expert in the medicinal plants of the Philippines. He was author of more than 129 scientific articles. many on orchids. Eduardo Quisumbing served as the Director of the National Museum of the Philippines, where he rebuilt the Herbarium. The plant "saccolabium quisumbingii" is named in honor of Eduardo Quisumbing.

His degrees include: BSA at University of the Philippines Los Baños - 1918, MS at the University of the Philippines Los Baños - 1921, Ph. D. at University of Chicago (Plant Taxonomy, Systematics and Morphology) - 1923

His awards include: 1954 - Distinguished Service Star for outstanding contribution to the field of systematic botany, 1966 - Diploma of Merit on Orchidology, 1966 - Fellow Gold Medal from the Malaysian Orchid Society, 1975 - PhilAAS Most Outstanding Award

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