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Alphonse Pyramus de Candolle

Swiss scientist

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Alphonse Louis Pierre Pyramus de Candolle was a French-Swiss botanist, the son of the Swiss botanist Augustin Pyramus de Candolle.Biography De Candolle, son of Augustin Pyramus de Candolle, first devoted himself to the study of law, but gradually drifted to botany and finally succeeded to his father's chair at the University of Geneva. He published a number of botanical works, including continuations of the Prodromus in collaboration with his son, Casimir de Candolle. Among his other contributions is the formulation, based on his father's work for the Prodromus, of the first Laws of Botanical Nomenclature, which was adopted by the International Botanical Congress in 1867, and was the prototype of the current ICN.

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University of Geneva

Public research university located in Geneva, Switzerland

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