Henri Ernest Baillon

Last updated
Henri Ernest Baillon
Baillon, Henri Ernest (1827-1895) CIPN21501.jpg
Diploglottis cunninghamii, Baillon's Dictionnaire de botanique Diploglottis cunninghamii - Baillon.jpg
Diploglottis cunninghamii, Baillon's Dictionnaire de botanique

Henri Ernest Baillon was a French botanist and physician. He was born in Calais on 30 November 1827 and died in Paris on 19 July 1895.

Baillon spent his professional life as a professor of natural history, and he published numerous works on botany. He was appointed to the Légion d'honneur in 1867 and joined the Royal Society in 1894.

Baillon put together the "Dictionnaire de botanique", for which Auguste Faguet produced the wood engravings. The plant genus Baillonia (family Verbenaceae) was named in his honor by Henri Théophile Bocquillon. [1]

Selected publications

The standard author abbreviation Baill. is used to indicate this person as the author when citing a botanical name. [2]

Related Research Articles

Antoine Laurent de Jussieu French botanist noted for the concept of plant families (1748-1836)

Antoine Laurent de Jussieu was a French botanist, notable as the first to publish a natural classification of flowering plants; much of his system remains in use today. His classification was based on an extended unpublished work by his uncle, the botanist Bernard de Jussieu.

Alphonse Milne-Edwards Anglo-French zoologist (1835-1900)

Alphonse Milne-Edwards was a French mammalologist, ornithologist, and carcinologist. He was English in origin, the son of Henri Milne-Edwards and grandson of Bryan Edwards, a Jamaican planter who settled at Bruges.

Adrien René Franchet French botanist (1834-1900)

Adrien René Franchet was a French botanist, based at the Paris Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle.

Léon Jean Marie Dufour

Léon Jean MarieDufour was a French medical doctor and naturalist.

Philippe Édouard Léon Van Tieghem French botanist

Philippe Édouard Léon Van Tieghem was a French botanist born in Baillleul in the département of Nord. He was one of the best known French botanists of the latter nineteenth century.

Ernest Cosson French botanist (1819-1889)

Ernest Saint-Charles Cosson was a French botanist born in Paris.

Édouard Bureau French physician and botanist (1830-1918)

Louis Édouard Bureau was a French physician and botanist.

Charles Henri Marie Flahault was a French botanist, among the early pioneers of phytogeography, phytosociology, and forest ecology. The word relevé for a plant community sample is his invention.

Auguste Faguet

Auguste Faguet was a noted 19th-century French botanical illustrator, well known for his contributions to major botanical works.

Antoine Laurent Apollinaire Fée French botanist

Antoine Laurent Apollinaire Fée was a French botanist who was born in Ardentes, 7 November 1789, and died in Paris on 21 May 1874. He was the author of works on botany and mycology, practical and historical pharmacology, Darwinism, and his experiences in several regions of Europe.

Nestor Léon Marchand was a French medical doctor, pharmacist, and botanist. He is known for his studies of the flowering plant family Anacardiaceae.

Pierre-Joseph Amoreux was a French physician and naturalist. He was the librarian at the Faculté de Médecine de Montpellier, in English Medical college of Montpellier. He was the author of many works on medicine, agriculture, botany and natural history. The most important are:

Nicolas Marie Thérèse Jolyclerc was a French Benedictine and botanist.

Pierre Augustin Dangeard

Pierre Clement Augustin Dangeard was a botanist and mycologist known for his investigations of sexual reproduction in fungi. He was the father of botanist Pierre Dangeard (1895–1970) and geologist Louis Dangeard (1898–1987).

Bernard Renault was a French paleobotanist. He was a specialist in regard to the anatomy of Carboniferous and Permo-Carboniferous period flora.

<i>Campynemanthe</i> Genus of flowering plants

Campynemanthe is a genus of plants in the Campynemataceae family, first described by Henri Baillon in 1893. The entire genus is endemic to New Caledonia in the southwestern Pacific. Its closest relative is the monotypic genus Campynema from Tasmania, sole other genus of the family.

François Rozier

Jean-Baptiste François Rozier was a French botanist and agronomist.

Édouard Fournier was a 19th-century French homme de lettres, playwright, historian, bibliographer and librarian.

Alfred Franklin (historian)

Alfred Louis Auguste Poux, better known by his pen name Alfred Franklin, (1830–1917) was a French librarian, historian, and writer.

Pierre Chouard was a French botanist, specialising in plant physiology.