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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Among much else he introduced his students to the work of Carolus Linnaeus and to the value of the senses, including the visual, in the study of botany and the making of plant descriptions.
Commonly known as twinflower, it was named by Carolus Linnaeus himself, the father of modern taxonomy.
Andreas Dahl was the pupil of Carolus Linnaeus, another Swede, who invented the binomial system of naming plants.
A central figure there, was Carl Linne, known as Carolus Linnaeus (3).
Descartes' stark divide between human and nonhuman was ignored by 18th-century taxonomist Carolus Linnaeus, who placed humans within the primate group, alongside apes, monkeys, prosimians, and bats, and, with his 1859 publication of On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, Charles Darwin would challenge the Cartesian division directly and emphatically.
In 1732, Carolus Linnaeus documented the Sameeatnan (Sami land) on his journey to northern Sweden.
An international committee of Taxonomists and related experts selected the top 10 from among the approximately 18,000 new species named during the previous year and released to coincide with the birth anniversary of Carolus Linnaeus on 23 May, an 18th century Swedish botanist, the father of modern taxonomy.
In a news release from the International Institute for Species Exploration at New York College of Environment Science and Forestry, the alphabetical list of nearly 18,000 new species was launched in 2008 and released every year on May 23, the birthday of Carolus Linnaeus. The Swedish botanist is considered as the father of modern taxonomy and lived in the 18th century.
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 commemorates the birth on May 23, 1707 of Carolus Linnaeus, the Swedish botanist who devised the modern system of animal and plant classification.
This chapter has additional sections entitled "Spanish Moss," "A Fat Man and a Thin One," "A Gall on a Grapevine," "Small Points of Light on a Dead Fish," and "An Aphid Feasting on a Tender Rose Leaf." 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.