Jean Beauverie

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Jean Beauverie (1874–1938)

Jean Beauverie (18 February 1874 in Fontaines-sur-Saône – 22 February 1938 in Lyon) was a French botanist and mycologist.

In 1894 he obtained his degree in natural sciences, followed by work as a botanical préparateur, then a lecturer, at the University of Lyon. In 1912 he was a lecturer at the faculty of sciences in Nancy, where he eventually became an associate professor. Later he gained a professorship at Clermont-Ferrand, and in 1923 returned as a professor to Lyon.[1]

From 1895 to 1938, he was a member of the Société linnéenne de Lyon, serving as its president on two separate occasions (1907 and 1928). He was also a member of the Société botanique de France (1919), the Société mycologique de France and Société botanique de Lyon (vice-president 1910, president 1912).[1]

In 1912 Jean Paul Vuillemin named the genus Beauveria (family Clavicipitaceae) in his honor.[2]

Selected works[edit]

  • Études sur le polymorphisme des champignons; influence du milieu, 1900 - Studies of polymorphism in mushrooms; environmental influences.
  • Étude sur les champignons des maisons, 1903.
  • Le bois, 1905.
  • Atlas colorié de la flore alpine. Jura, Pyrénées, Alpes françaises, Alpes suisses, 1906 (with Louis Faucheron) - Atlas of alpine flora, Jura, Pyrénées, French Alps and Swiss Alps.
  • Les textiles végétaux, 1913 (with M H Lecomte) - plant textiles.
  • Les gymnospermes, vivantes et fossiles, 1933 - Gymnosperms, living and fossil.
  • Les cryptogames vasculaires, vivantes et fossiles, 1936 - Vascular cryptogams, living and fossil.[3][4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Sociétés savantes de France (biography)
  2. ^ Use of Entomopathogenic Fungi in Biological Pest Management, 2007: 1-11 Naming names: The etymology of fungal entomopathogens
  3. ^ WorldCat Search (publications)
  4. ^ OCLC Classify (publications)
  5. ^ IPNI.  Beauverie. 

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