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Dariusz Lucjan Szlachetko

botanist

Dariusz Lucjan Szlachetko, Polish botanist. Recipient award, Minister of National Education, 2001, Gynostemia Orchidalium III, 2002; fellow Humboldt, 2001-2002; grantee Committee for Science Research, 1992-1994, 1995-1997, 1998—2001, since 2001. Member of Polish Academy of Sciences (member botanical committee), International Association Plant Taxonomy, Polish Botanical Society.

Background

Szlachetko, Dariusz Lucjan was born on July 27, 1961 in Gdansk, Poland. Son of Henryk and Danuta (Karol) Szlachetko.

Education

Master of Science, Gdansk University, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy, Gdansk University, 1990. Doctor Habilitation, Poznan University, Poland, 1996.

Career

Assistant Gdansk University, 1985-1990, lecturer, 1990-1997, professor, since 1998, head laboratory plant taxonomy, since 1998, head department plant taxonomy and nature conservation, since 1999, vice dean biology, geography and oceanology faculty, since 2002. Visiting professor Museum National Natural History, Paris, 1992, Paris, 95, Paris, 96, Paris, 98.

Works

  • Systema orchidalium (Fragmenta floristica et geobotanica)
  • Author: (book) Systema Orchidalium, 1995 (Prime Minister award, 1997, Gdansk University Chancellor award, 1997, W. Szafer Memorial award, 1998). Co-author: Orchids of Poland, 1996, Flore du Cameroun, Orchidacea, 3 vols., 1998, 2001 (award Minister National Education, 2002), Flore du Gabon, Orchidaceae, 2004, Gynostemia Orchidalium I, 2000.

Membership

Member of Polish Academy of Sciences (member botanical committee), International Association Plant Taxonomy, Polish Botanical Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Cultivating orchids, gardening, travel, reading.

Connections

Married Alina Jusis, April 30, 1983. Children: Jakub, Aleksandra.

father:
Henryk Szlachetko

mother:
Danuta (Karol) Szlachetko

spouse:
Alina Jusis

children:
Jakub Szlachetko

Aleksandra Szlachetko