The Anatomy of Plants Treatise

English botanist and physician Nehemiah Grew wrote a treatise, The Anatomy of Plants in 1682 about sex in plants. Grew described the identification of the stamen as the male sex organ of the flower and the pistil as the female sex organ. He used woodcuts of the cell structure of plant tissue to illustrate his discoveries.

Date:
      1682
Name(s):
      Nehemiah Grew
Occupation:
      Botanist
Location:
      England


Additional Information:

  • Anatomia Animata: Plant Anatomy
    Together with Malpighi’s Anatome Plantarum, Grew’s work was the major treatise on plant anatomy of the century. Anatome Plantarum is actually a compilation of three of Grew’s earlier works on plants. Grew made important contributions and studies of plants with the use of the microscope.
  • Plant anatomy – Wikipedia
    Plant anatomy or phytotomy is the general term for the study of the internal structure of plants. … About 300 BC Theophrastus wrote a number of plant treatises, only two of which survive, Enquiry into Plants (Περὶ φυτῶν ἱστορία), and On the …
  • Nehemiah Grew – Cincinnati History Library and Archives
    Grew did research in the field of microscopic botany and plant anatomy. Grew … His second treatise, An Idea of a Phytological History Propounded. Together …
  • Plant Structure: Function and Development. A Treatise on …
    Download Citation on ResearchGate | On Jun 1, 1995, I. Ticha and others published Plant Structure: Function and Development. A Treatise on Anatomy and …
  • Plant anatomy – Wikiwand
    Plant anatomy or phytotomy is the general term for the study of the internal … a number of plant treatises, only two of which survive, Enquiry into Plants (Περὶ …

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