Carl von Linne


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Related to Carl von Linne: Gregor Mendel, Carl von Linde, Carl von Clausewitz
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Noun1.Carl von Linne - Swedish botanist who proposed the modern system of biological nomenclature (1707-1778)Carl von Linne - Swedish botanist who proposed the modern system of biological nomenclature (1707-1778)
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Canis lupus), which was established by the Swedish botanist Carl von Linne (Carolus Linnaeus) in the eighteenth century.
Carl Linnaeus, or Carl von Linne as he is known in Scandinavia, has made an indelible mark on natural history for two reasons.
Carl von Linne, better known as Linnaeus, is the one to thank/ blame for the binomial Latin names of plants and animals.