Achille Richard

Botanist, Deceased Person

1794 – 1852

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Who was Achille Richard?

Achille Richard was a French botanist and physician.

He was son of a notable botanist, Louis-Claude Marie Richard.

Pharmacist in the French fleet and member of several well-known societies of their time.

Achille Richard was one of the botanical leaders of his time, and his books are even nowadays valued for their clarity and precision.

He entered on 24 February 1834, as member of the French Academy of Sciences. He was also member of the French National Academy of Medicine.

Achille Richard studied and described several genera of orchids that take his abbreviation in the generic name, among them Ludisia.

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Born
Apr 27, 1794
Paris
Nationality
  • France
Profession
Died
Oct 5, 1852
Paris

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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