Nicaise Auguste Desvaux

Botanist, Deceased Person

1784 – 1856

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Who was Nicaise Auguste Desvaux?

Nicaise Auguste Desvaux was a French botanist.

From 1817, he served as director of the botanical garden in Angers. He described the botanical genera Neslia, Rostkovia and Didymoglossum. The genus Desvauxia is named in his honor.

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Born
Aug 28, 1784
Poitiers
Nationality
  • France
Profession
Died
Jul 12, 1856
Angers

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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