R.E.G. Pichi Sermolli, 1 March 1991. Obit. incl. bibliogr. in Bot. Zhurn. (Moscow & Leningrad),34: 326-339 (1949)
Alexander Alfonsovich Grossheim was the first director of the Institute of Botany Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences. He carried out a lot of research on Azerbaijan flora, especially in the Talish region in the south part of Azerbaijan.