Name 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.
Biography and career
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.