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Jean Baptiste Arthur (Arthur) Gris

1829–72

French botanist. Botanical assistant, Muséum d’Histoire Naturelle, 1858. Succeeded Adolphe Théodore Brongniart as professor of botany at the muséum. Studied diverse aspects of plant anatomy and physiology; in collaboration with Brongniart, studied the flora of New Caledonia.

Sources

DBF

Grande encyclopédie.

Bibliography

DBF: Dictionnaire de biographie Française. Under the direction of J. Balteau et al. 21 vols. and 4 fascicules of vol. 22 (A–Leyris d’Espochès) to date. Paris: Librairie Letouzey & Ané. 1933–.

Grande encyclopédie: La grande encyclopédie inventaire raisonné des sciences, des lettres et des arts. Edited by F. Camille Dreyfus et al. 31 vols. Paris: H. Lamirault; Société Anonyme de la Grande Encyclopédie. [1886–1902.]

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