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Candolle, Augustin Pyrame de Line breaks: Au|gus¦tin Py¦rame de Can|dolle
Pronunciation: /kanˈdɒl/

Definition of Candolle, Augustin Pyrame de in English:

( 1778–1841), Swiss botanist. He introduced a new scheme of plant classification based on morphological characteristics, which prevailed for many years.

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