Carl Linnaeus (Swedish original name Carl Nilsson Linnæus, 23 May[note 1] 1707 – 10 January 1778), also known after his ennoblement as  Carl von Linné (help·info),[1] was a Swedish botanist, physician, and zoologist, who laid the foundations for the modern scheme of binomial nomenclature. He is known as the father of modern taxonomy, and is also considered one of the fathers of modern ecology.

Carl Linnaeus (Swedish original name Carl Nilsson Linnæus, 23 May[note 1] 1707 – 10 January 1778), also known after his ennoblement as Carl von Linné (help·info),[1] was a Swedish botanist, physician, and zoologist, who laid the foundations for the modern scheme of binomial nomenclature. He is known as the father of modern taxonomy, and is also considered one of the fathers of modern ecology.

Carolus Linnaeus: established the binomial system of scientific nomenclature.  Each organism has two names: the genus and spific epithet.

Carolus Linnaeus: established the binomial system of scientific nomenclature. Each organism has two names: the genus and spific epithet.

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Second Table of the Linnean Plant Sexual System

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