What is another word for linnaeus?

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[ lˈɪniːəs], [ lˈɪniːəs], [ l_ˈɪ_n_iː__ə_s]

Linnaeus, a famous Swedish botanist, zoologist, and physician, is best known for his work on the system of taxonomy. His classification system was based on shared characteristics and relationships between organisms. There are various synonyms that can be used for Linnaeus, including Carl von Linne, Carolus Linnaeus, and Carl Linne. He is also referred to as the father of modern taxonomy and the creator of the Linnaean classification system. His scientific works, such as Systema Naturae and Species Plantarum, are still widely used today and have had a significant impact on the field of biology.

Related words: linnaeus classification system, linnaeus aves classification, bauhinia classification, linnaeus plant classification, plant classification using linnaeus, plant classification using binomial nomenclature

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    Usage examples for Linnaeus

    I must have felt like linnaeus when for the first time he saw a field of gorse in bloom.
    "Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer"
    W. C. Scully
    Here are some of the finest larches in the kingdom, the first to be planted in Britain, having that honour done them by the great linnaeus himself, it is said.
    "In the Border Country"
    W. S. (William Shillinglaw) Crockett
    linnaeus asserts that "they feed on the nectar of flowers, and show an equal variety of colour, blue and yellow, orange and green, red and violet."
    "Through the Malay Archipelago"
    Emily Richings

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