Carl Peter Thunberg

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Carl Peter Thunberg

Carl Peter Thunberg (1743–1828) was a Swedish botanist. He has been called "the father of South African botany" and the "Japanese Linnaeus".

The standard author abbreviation Thunb. is used to indicate him as the author when citing a botanical name.

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(List of works may be incomplete)

  • Thunberg, C.P. 1815. Hemipterorum maxillosorum genera illustrata plurimisque novis speciebus ditata ac descripta. Mémoires de l'Académie Impériale des Sciences de St. Pétersbourg, 5: 211-302 reference page  BHL
  • Thunberg, C.P. 1822. Dissertatio entomologica de hemipteris rostratis capensibus. 2, 8 pp. Jonas Bjurstedt (Upsaliae) reference page  BHL

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