GRACIAS, Caetano Francisco Xavier

GRACIAS, Caetano Francisco Xavier. Loutulim, Salcete, India 1865 — ibid. 15.10.1944. Portuguese Physician, Botanist, and Historian. Son of Joaquim Sebastião do Rosario da Piedade Gr. and Maria Justina Lucia de Santissima Trindade Borges, brother of —> J. B. A. Gracias.. Graduated in 1892 from Escola Médico-Cirúrgica de Nova Goa. From 1904 member of Portuguese Academy of Sciences. Married Henriquetta de Patrocinia Serrão e Gracias, two sons and one daughter.

Publications: Several works on Indian botany and medicine.

Flora sagrada da India ou mitologia das plantas indianas. Margão 1912.

Monumentos da Velha Goa. 1922; Velha Goa e os seus monumentos. 1931.

Homenacem ao Padre António Francisco Xavier Alvares. 1927.

Sources: Grande Enc. Portuguesa e Brasileira 12, 655; family and dates in www.geni.com/people/Caetano-Francisco-Xavier-Gracias/6000000003047025909.

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