- Category : 1871-births
- Type : GE
- Profile : 4/1 - Opportunistic / Investigator
- Definition : Split - Small (5,14,22,34,35,57)
- Incarnation Cross : JX Retreat
Spanish naturalist, geologist and priest, known for his botanical collections made in the Dominican Republic.
From 1898 he spent six years in Argentina, then lectured a course in mineralogy at the University of Lima in Peru from 1905. He finally settled in the Dominican Republic in 1909.
His collections were particularly important, such that there are now 35 species named after him.
He died in Santo Domingo on 3 March 1926.