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Guido Jozef Braem

Guido Jozef Braem, Belgian plant taxonomist, translator, consultant. Member Vereinigung Deutscher Orchideen Freunde E.V. (vice president 1992), German Orchid Association, American Orchid Society, International Association Plant Taxonomists, New York Academy of Sciences, other orchid societies.

Background

  • Braem, Guido Jozef was born on December 8, 1944 in Ghent, Belgium. Son of Jules François and Simone (Van Holle) Braem.

  • Education

    • Diploma in clinical chemistry, C.E.R.I.A. Institute, Anderlecht, Belgium, 1963. Bachelor of Science in Biology, Bachelor in English, Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy in Botany, University Newcastle, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, 1987.

    Career

    • Lecturer European division City Colleges of Chicago, 1987-1992. Director Schlechter Institute, Lahnau, Germany, since 1987. Manager, owner Translation Firm, since 1987.

      Research associate department botany California Academy of Sciences, since 1997, research associate center for history and philosophy of science, since 1997. Consultant Fa. Kalensee, Giessen, 1991-1995, Fa. Micro Bio Tec, Giessen, 1991-1995.

    Works

    • Paphiopedilum
    • The book describes the genus/subgenus paphiopedilum with discussion of the plant, etymology, descriptions with drawing of parts and many photographs; distribution and habitat are discussed along with flowering and miscellaneous notes.
    • Paphiopedilum
    • Paphiopedilum by Braem, Chiron, & Öhlund is the most complete monograph hitherto written about this exhilarating genus of slipper orchids.

    Membership

    Member Vereinigung Deutscher Orchideen Freunde E.V. (vice president 1992), German Orchid Association, American Orchid Society, International Association Plant Taxonomists, New York Academy of Sciences, other orchid societies.

    Personality

    Interests

    History, archeology, photography, chess.

    Connections

    • Married Gudrun Schluckebier, February 7, 1975.
    • father: Jules François Braem
    • mother: Simone (Van Holle) Braem
    • spouse: Gudrun Schluckebier
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    Born December 8, 1944
    (age 72)
    Nationality
    • 1963
      C.E.R.I.A. Institute
    • 1981
      Bachelor in English
    • 1987
      University Newcastle
    • 1987
      director, Schlechter Institute
      Germany
    • 1987 - 1992
      Lecturer, European division City Colleges of Chicago
    • 1987
      manager