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Antoine Laurent de Jussieu

French botanist

1748   -   1836

country of citizenship: France
occupation: botanist
award received: Foreign Member of the Royal Society

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Antoine Laurent de Jussieu (French pronunciation: ​[ɑ̃twan loʁɑ̃ də ʒysjø]; 12 April 1748 – 17 September 1836) was a French botanist, notable as the first to publish a natural classification of flowering plants; much of his system remains in use today. His classification was based on an extended unpublished work by his uncle, the botanist Bernard de Jussieu.
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