First International Botanical Congress Held

International Botanical Congress took place in 1867 in Paris, France was organized by Swiss botanist, Alphonse-Louis-Pierre-Pyrame de Candolle. Candolle was botany chair and director of the botanical gardens at the University of Geneva from 1842 to 1893. Congress developed a standardized botanical nomenclature and was held every four to six years.

Date:
      1867, 1842 to 1893
Name(s):
      Alphonse-Louis-Pierre-Pyrame de Candolle
Occupation:
      Botanist
Location:
      Switzerland

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