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Linnaeus

Carolus , original name Carl von Linn?. 1707--78, Swedish botanist, who established the binomial system of biological nomenclature that forms the basis of modern classification
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Among many other achievements Linnaeus also became the first to successfully cultivate the banana in Europe.
On his return from an expedition to northern Sweden, Linnaeus had himself portrayed as a Laplander, stagecraft that Banks emulated when he posed as a Maori chief for artist Benjamin West.
Colesworthy Grant had been employed to ioin the Mission as artist and photographer, but when it was found that his photographic skills were not up to standard, Linnaeus Tripe was seconded to the mission as 'artist in photography'.
In fact Linnaeus only lived in Rashult until the age of two as his father then obtained the living of nearby Stebrohult.
Blunt has the British sense of fair-play and a reticent, decent distance from so accomplished a life as that of Linnaeus, paying great attention to the people Linnaeus knew in England, Holland, Germany, and Sweden.
But, as Koerner amply demonstrates, Linnaeus was scarcely an orthodox thinker in any realm.
And the claws of the cancer pegurus linnaeus crabs stretch to a foot in length.
It is worth pointing out that Linnaeus thought on the scale of the planet as a whole.
In "The English Pupil," Carl Linnaeus, founder of the binomial classification system, is dying.
Perhaps the most profound name ever bestowed upon a species was that given to human beings by Karl Linnaeus in 1753 in his great book Systema Naturae - namely, Homo sapiens.
Born the son of a country parson who loved flowers, Linnaeus set himself the task of establishing general systems of classification for all plants, animals and minerals.
In The Garden of Linnaeus, the allegory and symbolism of naming and taxonomy acts to capture and intensify the quest for the true meaning of the garden.