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Jussieu de, Antoine Laurent, 1748-1836



  • Existence: 1748 - 1836


Antoine Laurent de Jussieu 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 His classification was based on an extended unpublished work by his uncle, the botanist Bernard de Jussieu.

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Antoine Laurent de Jussieu letter

Identifier: Mss 777254.2
Mss 777254.2
Date(s): 1777-04-04
Scope and Contents

One-page letter from Antoine Laurent de Jussieu of Paris, France to unnamed recipient, assuming by recipients silence that his letter did not reach him, would like him to respond within 15 days to his plea for help in securing [a specimen].

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