Urbain Audibert

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Urbain Audibert (27 February 1789 – 22 July 1846) was a French nurseryman. He was born in Tarascon on February 27, 1789, and died July 22, 1846. He made contributions to a few plant species descriptions.[1]

He collected plants in the vicinity of Montpellier with Alire Raffeneau Delile and Michel Félix Dunal, in Avignon with Esprit Requien and in the Pyrenees with George Bentham. He made herbarium specimens from plants cultivated in his nursery.[2]

The genus Audibertia (family Lamiaceae) is named in his honor.[3]


  1. ^ Notice sur Urbain Audibert, Journal d'agriculture pratique et de jardinage, Maison rustique du XIXe siècle, 1847, p. 433.
  2. ^ HUH Index of Botanists
  3. ^ Google Books A Gardener's Handbook of Plant Names: Their Meanings and Origins by Archibald William Smith
  4. ^ IPNI.  Audib. 

External links[edit]

  • IPNI List of plants described & co-described by Audibert.