Antoine-laurent Jussieu

Picture of Antoine-laurent Jussieu

Date of Birth: 04/12/1748

Age: 88

Place of birth: Lyon

Citizenship: France


Director of the Paris botanical garden (1770-1826). He developed the first natural system of plants (1789), which was an important milestone in the history of taxonomy; Arrange plants in the form of an ascending ladder, starting with algae and fungi and ending flowering. He introduced the concept of the family in botany. He adhered to the doctrine of the immutability of species.

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