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Name  Henri Baillon

Role  Botanist
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Died  July 18, 1895, Paris, France
Books  The natural history of plants

Henri Ernest Baillon was a French botanist and physician. He was born in Calais on November 30, 1827 and died in Paris on July 19, 1895.

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Baillon spent his professional life as a professor of natural history, and he published numerous works on botany. He was appointed to the Légion d'honneur in 1867 and joined the Royal Society in 1894.

Baillon put together the "Dictionnaire de botanique", for which Auguste Faguet produced the wood engravings. The plant genus Baillonia (family Verbenaceae) was named in his honor by Henri Théophile Bocquillon.

Selected publications

  • Étude générale du groupe des Euphorbiacées (1858)
  • Monographie des Buxacées et des Stylocérée (1859)
  • Recherches organogéniques sur la fleur femelle des Conifères (1860)
  • Recherches sur l’organisation, le développement et l’anatomie des Caprifoliacées (1864)
  • Adansonia, recueil périodique d’observations botaniques (ten volumes, 1866-1870)
  • Histoire des plantes (thirteen volumes, 1867-1895)
  • Dictionnaire de botanique (four volumes, 1876-1892)
  • Histoire naturelle des plantes de Madagascar (three volumes)
  • Traité de botanique médicale phanérogamique (1883-1884).
  • Baillon, M. H. (1 November 1893). "L'organisation et les affinités des Campynémées". Bulletin mensuel de la Société linnéenne de Paris (in French). 2 (140): 1105–1109. 
  • References

    Henri Ernest Baillon Wikipedia


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