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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Considered the most important Swiss botanist of his era, de Candolle wrote on a wide variety of botanical topics, from medical botany to philosophical treatises on plant morphology and systematics.

Archived from the original on 30 April Saint Petersburg Academy of Sciences.

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Building upon earlier work on plant circadian leaf movements contributed by such scientists as Jean-Jacques d’Ortous de Mairan and Henri-Louis Duhamel du Monceaude Candolle observed in that the plant Mimosa pudica had a free-running period of leaf opening and closing of approximately 22—23 hours in constant light, significantly less than the approximate hour period of the Earth’s light-dark cycles. American Journal of Physiology.


Genevanthen Swiss Retrieved 3 April Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. At the request xugustin the French government, he conducted a botanical and agricultural survey of the whole of Francethe results of which were published in By signing up ppyrame agree to terms and conditions and privacy policy.

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One Hundred and One Botanists. Retrieved 13 April Antoine-Laurent de Jussieu, nature, and the natural system. Decandolle, Prodromum systematis naturalis regni vegetabilis. During his work with plants, de Candolle noticed that plant leaf movements candole a nearhour cycle in constant light, suggesting that an internal biological clock exists.

Anne Casimir Pyrame de Candolle. Remember me uncheck on a public computer. Encyclopedia of Australian Science ID. Genera, species et synonyma Candolleana: It is concerned not only with habitation patterns but also with the factors responsible for variations in distribution. Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia.


Augustin Pyrame de Candolle (1778–1841)

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Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques. He also pgrame the study of phytogeographythe biogeography of plants, by carrying out investigations in BrazilEast Indiaand North China Add or edit a note on this artwork that only you can see.

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