Carolus Linnaeus

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

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Carl Linnaeus developed a naming system that we still use today.
This year the tercentenary of the birth of Carl Linnaeus (1707-1778) is being celebrated by taxonomists, naturalists and plant lovers of all kinds around the world.
2007 has marked the tercentenary of the birth of one of the world's most influential natural scientists, Carl Linnaeus (1707-1778).
TOKYO - Part of a speech delivered by Emperor Akihito in Britain in May to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the birth of Swedish scientist Carl Linnaeus was published in British science journal Nature on Thursday, marking the first time that a paper by a member of the Japanese imperial family has appeared in the prestigious science publication.
LISSE, The Netherlands, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Swedish Crown Princess Victoria has officially opened the 58th edition of Keukenhof by opening the Herbarium Amoris Exhibition, showing work and life of the famous Swedish scientist Carl Linnaeus in pictures, taken by the Swedish photographer Edvard Koinberg.
Epidendrum literally means ``on a tree'' (epi=on, dendrum= tree) and was the original name given to all orchids when plants were first classified by the Swedish botanist Carl Linnaeus in the 18th century.
The precise and systematic nomenclature that groups all plants into commonly held categories, employing Latin, the enduring language of Western society since antiquity, is generally credited to the great Swedish botanist Carl Linnaeus (1707-1778).
Carl Linnaeus, the 18th century botanist, derived the plant's taxonomic name from the Latin word ricinus (tick) because of the appearance of its seeds and the word communis (common) for its distribution.
If one person planted the seed for this book it is Carl Linnaeus, artificer of classification.
Evenhuis was then, and still is, sticking to the tradition of two-word names established in the 18th century by Carl Linnaeus, who actually came up with some doosies himself.
The Systema Naturae, introduced by Carl Linnaeus while exploring the flora, fauna, and humans of the Cape, declared natural science as the science of classification.
Originally, Swedish biologist Carl Linnaeus, in 1753, placed tomatoes in Solanum, but another scientist later moved them into Lycopersicon.
Timothy reveals how the breakthroughs of botanist Carl Linnaeus and naturalist John Ray moved the variation in plants from a matter of religious faith to a scientific discipline.
The list for 2009 was published May 23 to coincide with the 303rd anniversary of the birth of Carl Linnaeus.
8 million species since the Swedish naturalist Carl Linnaeus developed the first classification system in 1735.