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Offline greenfinger

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short introduction
« on: February 02, 2007, 08:58:53 AM »
Linnaeus was born in the 18th century.
The sexuality of the plants was the basic for their Linnaen classification.
Below the man can be admired in Lapland costume (not his daily outfit).

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Re: short introduction
« Reply #1 on: February 02, 2007, 03:19:48 PM »
Ah! Yes. Swedish chap, Carl von Linne (Carl Linnaeus). The man who connected the world with his unique naming system back in 1753. Who needs to learn other languages?
Clever man.

The Linnean Society of London.

I thought I'd added a link there....must try harder.
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Re: short introduction
« Reply #2 on: February 02, 2007, 06:18:27 PM »
Thanks to him we know which mushroom to eat or not to eat.
And he kept his daughters "semi-literate".
http://www.strangescience.net/linn.htm