Kurt Zernig

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Kurt Zernig

Kurt Zernig (* 1967 in Carinthia ) is an Austrian botanist . Its botanical author's abbreviation is " Zernig ". For many years he was chairman of the RosaLila Panthers .


After high school in Sankt Paul im Lavanttal , Zernig completed a degree in botany at the Karl-Franzens University in Graz . 1993/94 study visit to Colombia . He has worked at the Universalmuseum Joanneum since 1997 , currently as deputy head of the life sciences department . His activities include the scientific supervision of the collections of fern and flowering plants , documentation and research on the flora of Styria , botanical tours in the area, as well as the concept and implementation of exhibitions.

Since the mid-1990s, Zernig has been committed to the RosaLila Pantherinnen , the only Styrian association of the LGBT movement, of which he was finally chairman from 2008 to 2012. Zernig lives in a registered partnership with Thomas Ehrlich.

Book publications

  • Kurt Zernig, Günter Getzinger: Nature guide Graz and Graz area . Graz: Leykam 1997. ISBN 3-7011-7363-X .
  • Luise Kloos, Heinz Janisch and Kurt Zernig: banana red and raspberry blue . The secrets of the fruit. A reading and visual book. Graz: Landesmuseum Joanneum 1998. ISBN 3-85295-011-2 .
  • Karin Pirolt, Hans-Peter Weingand , Kurt Zernig: What if? - Registered partnerships of lesbians and gays in Austria. Comparative presentation of the legal instruments for same-sex couples in Europe and an assessment of the financial impact on the public sector when the registered partnership based on the Danish model is introduced in Austria. Commissioned by the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for the Analysis of Economic Policy Activities , Vienna 2000 (Rainbow Edition).
  • Kurt Zernig, Regina Novak: Horsetail & Dandelion . About herbarizing and focusing. Graz: Landesmuseum Joanneum 2003.

Web links


  1. Natural History Study Center at the Joanneum ( Memento of the original from March 4, 2014 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. , Short biography of Kurt Zernig, accessed on February 27, 2014 @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot / www.museum-joanneum.at
  2. Kleine Zeitung : Der Herr über das Ballparadies ( Memento of March 8, 2014 in the Internet Archive ), February 25, 2012, accessed on February 27, 2014