Jacques Julien Houton de Labillardière

Jacques Julien Houton de Labillardière (* 23. October 1755 with Alençon; † 8. January 1834 in Paris) was a French natural scientist and traveler.

Labillardière studied medicine and Botanik in Montpellier. It bereiste southern Europe, Syria and the Lebanon as well as the Hauptinseln of the Mediterranean. It participated 1791 in the expedition led by D ' Entrecasteaux after the cape, to Australia and Java and returned only 1795 to France. Starting from 1800 it was member “Institut of the national” in Paris.

Its Hauptwerke are:

  • Icones plantarum Syriae rariorum (Paris 1791-1812, with 58 copper);
  • Novae Hollandiae plantarum specimen (Paris 1804-1806, 2 volumes with 265 copper);
  • Relatlon you voyage à la search de Lapeyrouse etc. (Paris 1800, 2 volumes with Atlas)
  • Sertum Austro Caledonicum (Paris 1824-25, 2 volumes)

Web on the left of

J.J.H. de Labillardiere - the Botaniker


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