Antonina Ivanovna Pojarkova
Antonina Ivanovna Pojarkova (1897 – 1980) was a Russian expert on the flora of the Caucasus, with a particular interest in ferns and seed plants. Pojarkova authored 230 land plant species names, the eighth-highest number of such names authored by any female scientist.
Pojarkova was a principal editor with B. N. Gorodkov and author of many components of the 5-volume series Flora of the Murmansk region (Flora Murmanskoj oblasti) which was published by the USSR Academy of Sciences, and with Vladimir Leontyevich Komarov of the 30-volume series Flora SSSR, which was translated into English as Flora of the USSR.
Her specimen collection has been published for scientific study.
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