Chevalier de Lamarck


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Noun1.Chevalier de Lamarck - French naturalist who proposed that evolution resulted from the inheritance of acquired characteristics (1744-1829)Chevalier de Lamarck - French naturalist who proposed that evolution resulted from the inheritance of acquired characteristics (1744-1829)
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And although generations of botanists have studied plant thermogenicity since French naturalist Chevalier de Lamarck first documented the phenomenon in 1778, enough remains unknown to keep a greenhouse full of botanists busy for years.