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Melbourne. German born sculptor.
Born in Berlin and trained as a sculptor, Todt migrated to Victoria in 1852. His last major work was providing illustrations for Ferdinand von Mueller's Eucalyptographia (1879-1884). Mueller thought very highly of him and named Eucalyptus todtiana for him in 1882.
References: N.Hall Botanists of the Eucalypts (1978); H.Hewson Australia - 300 Years of Botanical Illustration (1999)
Source: Extracted from: Wrigley, J.W. (2013) Eucalypt Flowers, National Library of Australia, Canberra.