Jean Bauhin


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A French physician and botanist, the elder brother of Gaspard Bauhin, whose major work, Historia plantarum universalis, was unfinished when he died and was published in 1650–1. It describes more than 5000 plants and was a standard reference book for the next 100 years.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

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