Louis Charles Joseph Gaston (Gaston) Saporta (comte de)

1823–96

French palaeobotanist. Specialist on the Tertiary and Jurassic flora. Wrote extensively on the relationship between climatic change and palaeobotany.

Sources: DSB. (See the bibliography for full references to sources)

For more information see:

http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/humannature/2011/07/01/too-human-in-nature-2/

and:

http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/gender/2011/07/01/de-saporta/