Geller Karl Bartholomeus
(20.11.1824 - 14.12.1880)
Born in Moravia. His father headed the Vienna Gardening Society.
In the years 1845-1848 Geller traveled to Mexico and Central America, where he collected extensive botanical and zoological collections that he sent to Vienna. I also visited Cuba and the USA.
In 1851, he became an adjunct, and in 1853, a professor of natural history at the University of Graz. His publications include Beitrage zur naheren Kenntniss Mittelamerihas (Gratz, 1853), Reisen in Mexico (Leipsic, 1853) and Das dioptrische Mikroshop (Vienna, 185G).
He died in Vienna.
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