Species Geissorhiza montana
Named in honour of Georg (Goran) Wahlenberg (1780 – 1851), a Swedish botanist, successor to Carl Thunberg, and author of A Botany of Lapland.
Named in honour of Swedish botanist Georg (Goran) Wahlenberg (1780 – 1851). Wahlenberg succeeded Carl Peter Thunberg as chair of Medicine and Botany, the same chair held in the previous century by Carl Linnaeus. Professor of Medicine and Botany at Uppsala University, he studied homeopathy and becoming convinced of its truth, became the first person to introduce homeopathy into Sweden.