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Richard Evans Schultes

The late Richard Evans Schultes, Jeffrey Professor of Biology and Director of the Botanical Museum of Harvard University (Emeritus), was a plant explorer, ethnobotanist, and conservationist. He was known as the world's authority on medicinal, narcotic, and hallucinogenic plants in the New World.

He was the author of numerous books, as well as the translator of The Journals of Hipólito Ruiz.

Awards for Richard Evans Schultes

  • Linnean Society Gold Medal

Books by Richard Evans Schultes