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Noun1.Jussieu - French botanist who categorized plants into families and developed a system of plant classification (1748-1836)
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de Jussieu has remarked, 'the greater number of the characters proper to the species, to the genus, to the family, to the class, disappear, and thus laugh at our classification.' But when Aspicarpa produced in France, during several years, only degraded flowers, departing so wonderfully in a number of the most important points of structure from the proper type of the order, yet M.
Brasselet (mathematics, Institut de Mathematiques de Luminy-CNRS, France), Cisneros-Molina (mathematics, UNAM, Mexico), Massey (mathematics, Northeastern U.), Seade (mathematics, UNAM, Mexico) and Teissier (Institut Mathematique de Jussieu, Paris) have edited these papers on such subjects as the Join Theorem for polar weighted homogenous singularities, homotopical variation and Jacobian curves for normal complex surfaces.
The designation (Jussieu), refers to French botanist Antoine Laurent de Jussieu.