linnaeus linnaeus


  • (n) Swedish botanist who proposed the modern system of biological nomenclature (1707-1778)

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  • "In the same way, it's fantastic that Linnaeus was able to form a sufficiently clear conception of the complexity of living things to create his classification system 300 years ago. It's incredible that we still use it today," said Goodall.
    on May 28, 2007 By: Jane Goodall Source: Informationsdienst Wissenschaft (Pressemitteilung)

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