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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This is the fifth year for the top 10 new species list, which was released on Wednesday to coincide with the anniversary of the birth of Carolus Linnaeus, the Swedish botanist who was responsible for the modern system of plant and animal names and classifications.
The flower was named by Carolus Linnaeus and means "gold flower" from the Greek "chrys" meaning "gold coloured" - a reference to the original colour of the flower - and "anthemon" meaning flower.
It also includes literary references from Jules Verne and Mark Twain; illustrations of how Agrobacterium tumefaciens transfers genes into a plant, and of an aphid eating while also giving birth; and stories of scientists from Carolus Linnaeus to Elie Metchnikoff to Jeff Gordon.
The annual top 10 new species announcement and issuance of the SOS report commemorate the anniversary of the birth of Carolus Linnaeus, who initiated the modern system of plant and animal names and classifications.
And Carolus Linnaeus never mentioned me, let alone referred to me as "the greatest natural botanist in the world.
Many of today's newly created hybrid creatures would confuse 18th-century Swedish naturalist Carolus Linnaeus, who developed the Linnaean taxonomic, or classification, system for the natural world.