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Camerarius, Rudolph Jacob

Rudolph Jacob Camerarius (kămərâr´ēəs, Ger. rōō´dôlf yä´kôp kämərä´rēŏŏs), 1665–1721, German botanist and physician. The first to present a clear and definite picture of sex in plants, Camerarius based his conclusions on careful experiments and observations. He described the stamen as the male organ and the ovary as the female organ and emphasized their relationship to the formation of seeds. He became a professor at the Univ. of Tübingen in 1688.

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Camerarius, Rudolf Jakob

Camerarius, Rudolf Jakob

(b. Tübingen, Germany, 12 February 1665; d. Tübingen, 11 September 1721),

botany.

For a detailed study of his life and work, see Supplement.

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