Antoine Duss

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Antoine Düss (August 14, 1840 – May 5, 1924) was a Swiss botanist.

Père Düss was born in Hasle, Switzerland, graduated from the Gymnasium in Luzern and entered the Congregation du Saint-Esprit et du Saint-Coeur de Marie in Paris. Titled variably as Abbé, Pére (Father) or Reverend, he held teaching positions at the Collége de Fort de France on Martinique and at the College de Basse-Terre on Guadeloupe. He collected botanical specimens mainly on Guadeloupe and its dependencies and Martinique, but made also collecting trips to Antigua, Barbuda, Dominica, and Saint Lucia.

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