Floristic heritage of Professor Jonas Dagys [Profesoriaus Jono Dagio floristinis palikimas]. – Botanica Lithuanica, 15(4): 291–296
Professor of Vilnius University Jonas Dagys (11 October, 1906–31 January, 1993) was a famous plant physiologist, plant ecologist and phytocoenologist, a member of the editorial board of the publication Lietuvos TSR flora, a creator of the Lithuanian botanical terminology and an active investigator of the history of botanical science. Floristic collection accumulated by J. Dagys during 1927–1984 is analysed considering botanical, geographical and educational aspects; the collection contains 1422 herbarium sheets. Relationship between the documented material and specialization of the scientist in different branches of botany is discussed. A valuable botanical heritage including algae, lichens, and mosses, local and foreign vascular plants is preserved at the herbarium of Vilnius University (WI).