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Dillenius, Johann Jakoblocked

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Dillenius, Johann Jakob (1687–1747), botanist, was born at Darmstadt where his family, formerly Dill and later Dillen, civil servants in the state of Hesse, had settled at the end of the sixteenth century; his mother was the daughter of Danile Funk, clergyman. His father was professor of medicine at the ...

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