, Philosophic Botanique de Charles Linne, trans.
Although it is generally the Japanese who are credited with the discovery of methods to develop the cultured pearl, examples of experiments in achieving these ends in the 1700s by Swedish physician and botanist, Carl Linnaeus
are on display, alongside the scientific instruments used in the first half of the 20th century to distinguish between natural and cultured pearls.
While posted at Samuelcottah, Coromandel in the Madras Presidency, Roxburgh came under the influence of Johann Gerhard Konig, an eminent botanist and student of Carl Linnaeus
(1707-78), the Swedish botanist who laid the foundations of binominal nomenclature.
As the father of modern taxonomy, Carl Linnaeus
solidified binomial nomenclature as the universal naming system and introduced a hierarchical scientific classification system where every organism is placed in a kingdom, phylum, class, order, family, genus, and species based on defining characteristics.
Inspired by the myth of this hapless maid, the renowned Swedish naturalist Carl Linnaeus
bestowed her name on a lovely marsh shrub, Andromeda polifolia.
GEORGE CLIFFORD'S HERBARIUM SHEET Collection of dried and pressed plants which helped the father of modern botany, Carl Linnaeus
, devise a structure for naming specimens.
These include explorers Captain Cook, Christopher Columbus, navigators Gerardus Mercator and Henry the Navigator, botanists and explorers Charles Darwin, Carl Linnaeus
and John Parkinson and landscape architect Andre le Notre.
In a profound sense he shared the mindset of the Encyclopedistes and of classifiers such as Carl Linnaeus
, his near contemporary who had coined the term 'Lepidoptera' to group moths and butterflies--indeed, it was like a lepidopterist that Mariette collected, ordered and mounted his specimens.
Woven throughout the book are names you may recognize, like John Miller, who in 1731 published an invaluable advice book called "Gardeners Dictionary," Carl Linnaeus
, the "father of plant nomenclature," and Joseph Banks, who circumnavigated the globe on the Endeavour captained by James Cook.
Mi fu Carl Linnaeus
yma sawl gwaith yn ystod y 1730au a sawl botanegwr amlwg arall dros y canrifoedd.
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.
In 1758, Swedish botanist Carl Linnaeus
outlined the binomial nomenclature system of naming species in the 10th edition of his book Systema Naturae.
In 1735, Carl Linnaeus
first published a generalized work on taxonomy, Systema Naturae.
In the 18th century, the botanical book took on a more scientific cast following the classification of the plant kingdom in 1735 by Carl Linnaeus
, the Swedish botanist; other 18th century botanical books were created out of a decorative impulse, fulfilling the desires of artists and craftsmen for new visual resources.
In fact, the chicle tree's scientific nomenclature was only finalized late last century after having been confused with a different sapote-bearing tree of the Achras genus, by Carl Linnaeus
, the eighteenth century father of modem botanical taxonomy.