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Richard Schultes

Age: 86

considered the father of ethnobotany, Schultes spent months at a time in the Amazon, chronicling the use of plants by Colombia's indigenous population. He examined more than 2,000 medicinal plants and collected more than 24,000 plant specimens.

Died: Boston, April 10, 2001

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