(3272) Tillandz

Reference work entry

1938 DB1. Discovered 1938 Feb. 24 by Y. Väisälä at Turku.

Named for Elias Tillandz (1640–1693), from 1670 professor of medicine at the old Academia Aboensis. He was a botanist and the only physician in Finland at the time, cultivating his own medicinal plants. (M 18451)

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