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Martins

Martins, Karl Friedrich von (1794-1868), German traveller, was born at Erlangen. He was the author of some important works describing his travels in Brazil as a member of a scientific expedition in 1817-20, and on the people and plants of that country. He died at Munich, where he had been professor of botany for nearly forty years.