Philip A. Munz

Fellow: Awarded 1938

Field of Study: Plant Sciences

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 04-01-1892

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1937–38:

MUNZ, PHILIP ALEXANDER:  Appointed for the collection of material for a taxonomic and cytological study of plants of the genus Oenothera which may be illustrative of the process of evolution in plant forms; tenure, nine months from September 1, 1938.

Born April 1, 1892, at Saratoga, Wyoming. Education:  University of Denver, A.B., 1913, A.M., 1914; Cornell University, Ph.D., 1917.

Assistant Professor of Botany, 1917–22, Associate Professor, 1922–27, Professor, 1927—, Pomona College.

Publications:  A Manual of Southern California Botany, 1935. Articles in Memoirs of the American Entomological Society, Pomona College Journal of Entomology and Zoology, Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club, American Fern Journal, Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences, American Journal of Botany, Proceedings of the California Academy of Science, Botanical Gazette, Physis, La Farmacía Chilena, Contributions from the Gray Herbarium of Harvard University.