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André Revillon d'Apreval

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André Revillon d'Apreval

André Revillon d'Apreval, aka A. d'Apreval, was a French botanical illustrator and lithographer, active 1875-1910, and known for his images in Plantae Davidianae (1884–88), Illustrationes Florae Insularum Maris Pacifici (1886-92) and Histoire physique, naturelle et politique de Madagascar (1882). Henri Ernest Baillon, the French physician and botanist, and main contributor to Histoire physique, naturelle et politique de Madagascar, named a new genus d'Aprevalia after him in 1884, no doubt in honour of his illustrating the work, but the name was later placed under Delonix by René Paul Raymond Capuron. A number of species such as Commiphora aprevalii (Baill.) Guillaumin, were named to commemorate him.

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Associated names

  • Émile De Wildeman (1866-1947) Botanist
  • Théophile Durand (1855-1912) Botanist
  • Charles Cuisin (1832-1900) Illustrator
  • Berthe Hérincq Illustrator
  • Philippe Dautzenberg (1849-1935) Malacologist
  • Victor De Clèves Botanist
  • Works illustrated

  • Histoire physique, naturelle et politique de Madagascar (1882)
  • Plantae Davidianae ex Sinarum imperio (1884–88)
  • Illustrationes florae insularum maris pacifici (1886-1892)
  • Illustrations de la flore du Congo by E. de Wildeman (1898)
  • Plantae Novae vel Minus Cognitae ex herbario Horti Thenensis (1904)
  • Atlas de poche des coquilles des côtes de France (Manche, océan, Méditerranée) communes, pittoresques ou comestibles by Ph Dautzenberg (2014)
  • Tableau des principaux champignons comestibles & veneneux by Paul Dumée
  • Oeuvre de A. d'Apreval by A. d' Apreval
  • Nouvelles Archives du Muséum d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris
  • References

    André Revillon d'Apreval Wikipedia


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