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 Cyrus Longworth Lundell

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Cyrus Longworth Lundell

Scientist. While working for the Tropical Plant Research Foundation in 1931, he discovered the Maya city of Calakmul, which had been hidden in the jungle for a 1000 yrs. He discovered and identified more than 2,000 plants, many of them Texas natives. His name is incorporated in the Latin scientific names he identified, with the exception of those named for his wife.


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  • Added: 4 Jun 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9806
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Cyrus Longworth Lundell (5 Nov 1907–28 Mar 1994), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9806, citing Sparkman Hillcrest Memorial Park, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .