René Paul Raymond Capuron

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René Paul Raymond Capuron (1921 - 24 August 1971) was a French botanist. Capuron was responsible for an extensive amount of work on the tree flora of Madagascar. Taxa with the specific epithet of capuronii honor his name,[1] an example being Podocarpus capuronii.

Works[edit]

Highlights of his work include:

Bibliography[edit]

  • Essai d'introduction à l'étude de la flore forestière de Madagascar, Tananarive, Inspection Générale des Eaux & Forêts, 1957, 125 pp.
  • Rhopalocarpacées. In: Flore de Madagascar et des Comores, vol. 127, Paris, 1963, 41 pp.
  • Révision des Sapindacées de Madagascar et des Comores. In: Mémoires du Muséum national d'histoire naturelle, t. 19, Paris, 1969, 189 pp.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ CRC World Dictionary of Grasses: Common Names, Scientific Names ..., Volume 1 by Umberto Quattrocchi
  2. ^ American Journal of Botany
  3. ^ Botanical Electronic News
  4. ^ OCLC WorldCat published works
  5. ^ "Author Query for 'Capuron'". International Plant Names Index.