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Mireya Correa

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Citizenship  Panama
Name  Mireya Correa
Fields  Botany

Mireya Correa
Born  February 3, 1940 Panama (1940-02-03)
Institutions  irector of the Herbarium at the University of Panama
Alma mater  University of Panama, Duke University

Mireya D. Correa (born February 6, 1940) is a Panamanian botanist known for her work with the flora of Panama.


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Biography and career

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She graduated from the University of Panama with a degree in biology and chemistry in 1963. She received a master's degree in botany from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina in 1967. She was a professor at the University of Panama. She became a scientific collaborator at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in 1987.

She was the Director of the Herbarium at the University of Panama, a research and teaching facility of the Natural Science Faculty from the time of its founding in 1968. The collection contains more than seventy thousand specimens. It has been part of the Network of Mesoamerican and Caribbean Herbariums since 1995.


The standard author abbreviation M.D.Correa is used to indicate this person as the author when citing a botanical name.

  • Guía preliminar de campo. Flora del Parque Nacional Altos de Campana.
  • Lista de plantas existentes en el herbario de la Universidad de Panamá. 1974.
  • Nuestra herencia biológica.
  • Arboles y arbustos del Parque Natural Metropolitano, Panamá.
  • Awards

  • 2008 - Medal José Cuatrecasas for Excellence in Tropical Botany.
  • References

    Mireya Correa Wikipedia