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Antonio José Cavanilles

Spanish botanist

1745   -   1804

country of citizenship: Spain
language of expression: Spanish
educated at: University of Valencia
occupation: botanist, pteridologist, university teacher, priest
influenced by: Carl Linnaeus

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Antonio José Cavanilles (16 January 1745 – 5 May 1804) was a leading Spanish taxonomic botanist of the 18th century. He named many plants, particularly from Oceania. He named at least 100 genera, about 54 of which were still used in 2004, including Dahlia, Calycera, Cobaea, Galphimia, and Oleandra.
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Observaciones botánicas, y descripción de algunas plantas nuevas ( 1803 )

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