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Ray, John

Line breaks: John Ray
Pronunciation: /reɪ
 
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  • (1627–1705), English naturalist. Ray was the first to classify flowering plants into monocotyledons and dicotyledons, and he established the species as the basic taxonomic unit. His systematic scheme was not improved upon until that of Linnaeus.

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