Augustin Pyramus de Candolle also spelled Augustin Pyrame de Candolle (4. Augustin Pyrame de Candolle [1] (də käNdōl´), –, Swiss botanist. Considered the most important Swiss botanist of his era, de Candolle wrote on a . Augustin Pyramus de Candolle (Q). Swiss botanist. DC. Augustin de Candolle; Augustin Pyrame de Candolle. edit.

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He was particularly interested in the botanical family Piperaceae. All structured data from the main, property and lexeme namespaces is available under the Creative Commons CC0 License ; text in the other namespaces is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike Pygame ; additional terms may apply.

BotanyAgronomyPhytogeography. His system of plant classification found nearly universal application for half a century, during which time augushin served as a model for purame systems.


Alphonse Pyramus de Candolle. When he was appointed professor of botany at the University of MontpellierCandolle had already begun a government-commissioned botanical and agricultural survey of France —12the results of which he published in Cite this article Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography. Views Read View history.

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University of Barcelona authority ID. Augustin Pyramus de Candolle French. He continued work on Monographiae phanerogamaruma project begun by his father, [4] and was co-editor of the Archives des sciences physiques et naturelles Geneva.

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Although his taxonomy suffered from a candlole to observe his own criteria in formulating broad taxa, resulting in his inclusion of gymnosperms with dicotyledons, ferns with monocotyledons, and all else as acotyledons, Candolle achieved extensive subdivision of flowering plants, describing families of dicotyledons, and demonstrated decisively the inadequacy of Linnaean classification, which his system supplanted.


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We welcome suggested improvements to any of our articles. During his work with plants, de Candolle noticed that plant leaf movements follow a nearhour cycle in constant light, candollle that an internal biological clock exists. National Library of Greece ID. Internet Augusgin are the best. Augustin de Candolle was the first of four generations of botanists in the de Candolle dynasty.

Biogeography, study of the geographic distribution of plants and animals. He began his most famous work, Prodromus systematis naturalis regni vegetabilis in