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Ynés Mexía (1870-1938) was the first Mexican-American woman botanist. She was an avid explorer who embarked on expeditions all across the Americas.

  

In the span of her 13-year career, she collected 150,000 specimens and discovered 500 new species and two new genera!

  

Click here to learn more about Ynés Mexía's life and research.