Linne, Carl von

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Carl von, Swedish botanist and physician, 1707-1778.
linnaean system of nomenclature - the system of nomenclature in which the names of species are composed of genus and species. Synonym(s): binary nomenclature
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His name as a nobleman became Carl von Linne, the name he is still known under in Scandinavia.
The so-called "classical" definition, used by Swedish botanist Carl von Linne (1707-78) and others, defined species as "a group of organisms in which individuals are members of the species if they sufficiently conform to certain fixed properties".
When the great botanical systematizer Carl von Linne (Linnaeus) visited Lapland on a collecting expedition in 1732, he was fascinated by the indigenous population.