Adolphe-Théodore Brongniart

Adolphe-Théodore Brongniart

Adolphe-Théodore Brongniart was a French botanist. He was the son of the geologist Alexandre Brongniart and grandson of the architect, Alexandre-Théodore Brongniart. Brongniart's pioneering work on the relationships between extinct and existing plants has earned him the title of father of paleobotany. His major work on plant fossils was his Histoire des végétaux fossiles. He wrote his dissertation on the Buckthorn family, an extant ...

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