Definition of Linnaeus, Carolus in English:

Linnaeus, Carolus

Line breaks: Ca|ro|lus Lin|naeus
Pronunciation: /lɪˈniːəs
, -ˈneɪəs/



(also Linnean) adjective& noun
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  • As is often the case with Linnean genera, the concept of Valeriana was wide and included all 16 species of Valerianaceae known at that time.
  • The core of the poem involves Darwin's playfully personified yet careful description of many flowering plants found in Linnaean taxonomy.
  • Not only did it identify about a thousand species of plants and 464 genera, it helped to overturn the established Linnean system of botanical taxonomy.

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