Henning Haeupler

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Henning Haeupler (born December 3, 1939 in Einbeck ) is a German botanist .


Haeupler graduated after Abitur at Scharnhorst school Hildesheim in 1961 first a horticultural apprenticeship and then studied from 1963 to 1974 Biology , especially Geobotany at Heinz Ellenberg and Zoology at Peter Ax at the Georg-August University of Goettingen . From 1970 he went on excursions for plant sociology with Reinhold Tüxen in arid areas south of the Elm. In 1974 he received his doctorate , the habilitation took place in 1982. From 1967 to 1982 he was a scientific employee at the Systematic-Geobotanical Institute and from 1972 to 1981 nature conservation officer in the Hildesheim district .

From 1982 to 1983 he taught on behalf of the Justus Liebig University in Gießen and, under Lore Steubing, developed a new water quality classification using higher plants as bioindicators . From 1989 to 1997 he was jointly responsible for the "Vascular Plants Database" project. From 1983 to 2007 he headed the Geobotany working group at the Department of Special Botany at the Ruhr University in Bochum . On February 28, 2007, he retired.

From 1977 to 2010 Henning Haeupler was the second chairman of the Floristic-Sociological Working Group. Between 1989 and 2016 he was responsible for organizing the Westphalian Florists' Day in Münster (annual conference of Westphalian botanists, taken over by Dr. Fritz Runge).


  • Founding of the (Göttingen) floristic circulars, published 1st - 41st year, since then member of the advisory board
  • Atlas of fern and flowering plants of the Federal Republic of Germany (1988, 1989)
  • Standard list of fern and flowering plants in Germany (1998)
  • Illustrated atlas of ferns and flowering plants in the Federal Republic of Germany (2000, 2007)
  • Distribution atlas of fern and flowering plants in North Rhine-Westphalia (2003)

Complete list of publications at http://www.botanik-bochum.de/verbindungen/HenningHaeupler.htm


  • Honorary member of the Bochum Botanical Association, 2009
  • In 2010 the plant genus Haeupleria G. H. Loos (with three species) and the plant species Lotus haeupleri G. H. Loos were named in honor of Haeupler.

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Source, unless otherwise stated: http://www.botanik-bochum.de/verbindungen/HenningHaeupler_CurriculumVitae.htm , accessed on May 10, 2013.
  2. http://www.ehemaligenverein-shg.de/geschichte.html , accessed on May 10, 2013.
  3. Götz Heinrich Loos: New taxonomic combinations for the flora of Central and Eastern Europe, especially North Rhine-Westphalia. Yearbook of the Bochum Botanical Association. Vol. 1, 2010, pp. 114-133 ( PDF 225 kB)