- Car·o·lus [kar-uh-luh s] /ˈkær ə ləs/, Carl von Linné, 1707–78, Swedish botanist.
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Linnaeus and Cuvier have been my two gods, though in very different ways, but they were mere school-boys to old Aristotle.
Aristotle did make progress beyond earlier philosophers, just as Darwin advanced beyond Linnaeus and Cuvier.
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This may have been the reason why the name Punica was selected for the genus by Linnaeus.
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- Carolus (ˈkærələs), original name Carl von Linné. 1707–78, Swedish botanist, who established the binomial system of biological nomenclature that forms the basis of modern classification
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Linnaeus(lĭ-nē′əs, -nā′-)Carolus Known as Karl Linné. 1707-1778
- Swedish botanist and founder of the modern binomial classification system for plants and animals.
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- Swedish naturalist who in 1735 introduced a method for classifying plants and animals using generic and specific designations. This laid the foundation for the modern system of binomial nomenclature.
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