List of famous female botanists, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female botanists list contains the most prominent and top females known for being botanists. There are thousand of females working as botanists in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic botanists have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a botanist then the people below should give you inspiration.
List is made up of many different people, including Elizabeth Coleman White and Hanna Resvoll-Holmsen.While this isn't a list of all female botanists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female botanists?" and "Who are the best female botanists?"
Helen Beatrix Potter was an English author, illustrator, natural scientist and conservationist best known for her imaginative children's books, featuring animals such as those in The Tale of Peter Rabbit, which celebrated the British landscape and country life. Born into a wealthy Unitarian family, ...more
Age: Died at 77 (1866-1943)
Birthplace: Kensington, London, United Kingdom
#43 on The Best Fantasy Authorssee more on Beatrix Potter
Maria Sibylla Merian was a German-born naturalist and scientific illustrator, a descendant of the Frankfurt branch of the Swiss Merian family, founders of one of Europe's largest publishing houses in the 17th century. Merian received her artistic training from her stepfather, Jacob Marrel, a student ...more
Age: Died at 70 (1647-1717)
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germanysee more on Maria Sibylla Merian
Paula Shane Pryke OBE is a British florist and author. ...more
Birthplace: United Kingdom