- Otto Wilhelm Sonder
Otto Wilhelm Sonder (18 June 1812, Bad Oldesloe – 21 November 1881) was a German botanist and pharmacist who was a native of Holstein. From 1841 to 1878 he was the proprietor of a pharmacy in Hamburg. In 1846 he received an honorary doctorate from the University of Königsberg.
He was the author, with William Henry Harvey (1811-1866), of the Flora Capensis (7 vol. in 11, 1859–1933), and was also author of an 1851 botanical treatise called Flora Hamburgensis. The plant genus Ottosonderia of the family Aizoaceae is named in his honor.
- CRC World Dictionary of Plant Names: R-Z by Umberto Quattrocchi
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