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Antoine Charles (Charles) Lemaire


French botanist. Studied at Paris and became professor of classical literature there before turning to botany. Edited horticultural and botanical journals from 1835, notably L’Illustration Horticole, 1854–68. In Belgium, circa 1854–69. Published works on cacti and other succulent plants.


Gardeners’ Chronicle 1871, p. 870, Taxonomic literature.


Taxonomic literature: Taxonomic literature. A selective guide to botanical publications and collections with dates, commentaries and types. By Frans A. Stafleu and Richard S. Cowan. 2d edition. 7 vols. Utrecht, Netherlands: Bohn, Scheltema & Holkema. The Hague, Netherlands: W. Junk. 1976–88.