Joseph de Jussieu

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Joseph De Jussieu
Born 3 September 1704
Died 11 April 1779
Fields Botany
Author abbrev. (botany) J.Juss.

Joseph de Jussieu (3 September 1704 in Lyon – 11 April 1779 in Paris), was a French botanist, member of the Jussieu family. He introduced the common garden heliotrope (Heliotropium peruvianum) into Europe.

He was the brother of Bernard and Antoine de Jussieu,

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