Joseph de Jussieu

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Joseph De Jussieu
Born 3 September 1704
Died 11 April 1779 (1779-04-12) (aged 74)
Fields Botany
Author abbrev. (botany) J.Juss.

Joseph de Jussieu (3 September 1704 in Lyon – 11 April 1779 in Paris), was a French botanist and explorer, member of the Jussieu family. He introduced the common garden heliotrope (Heliotropium arborescens) to European gardeners.

He was a brother to Bernard and Antoine de Jussieu.[1]

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  1. ^ Stafleu, F.A.; Cowan, R.S. (1976–1988). Taxonomic literature: A selective guide to botanical publications and collections with dates, commentaries and types. Second Edition. Utrecht: Bohn, Scheltema and Holkema; Available online through Smithsonian Institution Libraries. 
  2. ^ IPNI.  J.Juss.