Adrien-Henri de Jussieu

Adrien-Henri de Jussieu

Adrien-Henri de Jussieu was a French botanist. Born in Paris as the son of botanist Antoine Laurent de Jussieu, he received the degree of Doctor of Medicine in 1824 with a treatise of the plant family Euphorbiaceae. When his father retired in 1826, he succeeded him at the Jardin des Plantes; in 1845 he became professor of organography of plants. He was also president of the French Academy of Sciences. His main publications were the Cours élémenta...

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