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Joseph de Tournefort

French botanist (1656-1708)

1656   -   1708

country of citizenship: France
languages spoken, written or signed: French
educated at: University of Montpellier, University of Paris
occupation: botanist, pteridologist, professor, mycologist, physician
student of: Pierre Magnol, Guy-Crescent Fragon

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Joseph Pitton de Tournefort (5 June 1656 – 28 December 1708) was a French botanist, notable as the first to make a clear definition of the concept of genus for plants. Botanist Charles Plumier was his pupil and accompanied him on his voyages.
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