Carolus Linnaeus

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Noun1.Carolus Linnaeus - Swedish botanist who proposed the modern system of biological nomenclature (1707-1778)Carolus Linnaeus - Swedish botanist who proposed the modern system of biological nomenclature (1707-1778)
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Young people, or "hippies" as they often were called then, would drive from Chicago and the suburbs to fill garbage bags with what we called "ditch weed." That Cannabis sativa L (the L is in honor of 18th-century Swedish botanist Carl Linnaeus) is a subspecies of the Cannabis sativa "pot" plant that young people smoked from their "bongs" and "joints" as a way to get high.
The Swedish botanist Carl Linnaeus is regarded as the father of taxonomy, as he developed a system known as Linnaean taxonomy for categorization of organisms and binomial nomenclature for naming organisms." So there we have it, and this description relating to biological organisms is precisely why I hate the use of the word taxonomy in a business context.
It has produced prominent personalities in various fields of specialization: in science, Carl Linnaeus ('father' of taxonomy) and Alfred Nobel (chemist and founder of the Nobel Peace Prize); in cinema, legendary film director Ingmar Bergman (Scenes from a Marriage and Fanny and Alexander) as well as actresses Greta Garbo and Ingrid Bergman.
Carl Linnaeus (1707-1778) is the most famous naturalist of all time.
The topics include the Swedish appropriation of a classical myth and its demise in the botanical scholarship of Engelbert Kaempfer and Carl Linnaeus, language comparison before comparative linguistics: theories of language change and classification in Olof Rudbeck's <Atlantica/>, how Eric Julius Bi|rner can still be read with profit and even delight, ablaze in the northern sky: tears of amber and the relocation of Ovidian myth to the Baltic Sea, and the fauna of fallen Babylon: Carl Aurivillius on the animals in Isaiah 13:21 and the task of Bible hermeneutics.
The blackbuck was described by Carl Linnaeus clear back in 1758 as Antilope cervicapra, the lone survivor of a once-widespread genus.
He largely taught himself in the botanical sciences, including the Swede Carl Linnaeus, who systematized the identification and naming of plants.
Botanical studies soared in popularity in Britain in the latter half of the eighteenth century, especially due to the Swedish naturalist, Carl Linnaeus, whose work helped inspire pervasive interest in flowers' movements and daily times of blossoming.
The classification of objects and phenomena in science and nature has fascinated academics since Carl Linnaeus, the Swedish botanist and zoologist, created his binomial description of living things in the 1700s and probably long before in accounts of others in textbooks long since gone.