The Development of Biological Systematics: Antoine-Laurent de Jussieu, Nature, and the Natural System
A reevaluation of the history of biological systematics that discusses the formative years of the so-called natural system of classification in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
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Lamarck on Continuity and Classifications
The Natural Method ofAntoineLaurent de Jussieu
Breaking with Continuity?
Types Groups and Relationships
Continuity and Classification
On Understanding Nature
Natural History and the Status of Systematics
Stability of Classifications and Its Causes
Adanson affinities Alphonse de Candolle analogy anatomy animals Antoine-Laurent de Jussieu appeared approach arrangement Asa Gray Augustin de Candolle Augustin-Pyramus de Candolle botanists botany Brongniart Buffon calyx Candolle's chapter characters classes classification comparative Compositae connected continuity corculum corolla cotyledons Cuvier deJussieu described diagrams Dicotyledones discrete discussion distinct divisions eighteenth essential example families floral flower fossils function gaps Genera plantarum genus Geoffroy George Bentham groups hierarchy Ibid ideas important included insertion Labiatae Lamarck later Leguminosae less Lindley linked Linnaean Linnaeus Macleay Mirbel monocotyledons monopetalous names natural history natural method natural order natural system naturalists nineteenth century noted observed organs ovary petals pistil placed plants polypetalous position principles rank ranunculi recognized rela relationships Saint-Hilaire seed separate similar simple sometimes species Stafleu stamens Stevens structure studies suggested synthesis systematics systematists taxa taxonomic theory thought tion tionships Tournefort tree understanding zoology
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