SILVA, Paul Claude

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Silva, Paul Claude (1922-2014) was a phycologist, marine biologist, and algal taxonomist considered to be the world's leading expert in the Chlorophyte green algal genus, Codium. Silva was also an expert in botanical nomenclature and was an editor of the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature's Eighth through Sixteenth International Botanical Congresses. "P.C.Silva" is the standard form to use when citing him as the authority for a botanical name.


Silva collected on:

  • Santa Barbara Island (1949)
  • Santa Cruz Island (1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1967)



Island Collections~

SCrI (322) plants


ISLAND COLLECTOR INSTITUTION DATE NUMBER SPECIMEN
Santa Barbara Island P. C. Silva UCB February 10, 1949 UC-1560901 Coreopsis gigantea Plants
Santa Barbara Island P. C. Silva UCB February 10, 1949 UC-1560902 Marah Plants