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Carlo Allioni

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Gender Male
Born Turin
Italy
DiedTurin
Italy
BooksFlora Pedemontana
Flora Pedemontana
Flora Pedemontana: Sive Enumeratio Methodica Stirpium Indigenarum Pedemontii;
Flora Pedemontana
Job Physician
Educationalist
Entomologist
Plant Biologist
Date of birth September 23,1728
Zodiac sign Libra
Awards Fellow of the Royal Society
Date of Reg.
Date of Upd.
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Carlo Allioni Life story


Carlo Allioni was an Italian physician and professor of botany at the University of Turin. His most important work was Flora Pedemontana, sive enumeratio methodica stirpium indigenarum Pedemontii 1755, ...

Carlo Allioni (23 September 1728 in Turin – 30 July 1804 in Turin) was an Italian physician and professor of botany at the University of Turin. His most important work was Flora Pedemontana, sive enumeratio methodica stirpium indigenarum Pedemontii 1755, a study of the plant world in Piedmont, in which he listed 2813 species of plants, of which 237 were previously unknown. In 1766, he published the Manipulus Insectorum Tauriniensium.

Career


In April, 1758 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society.He was appointed extraordinary professor of botany at the University of Turin in 1760 and was also the director of the Turin Botanical Garden. The journal Allionia: bollettino dell' istituto ed orto botanico dell' università di Torino is named after him.First Pehr Löfling and then Linnaeus named the New World herb genus Allionia (Nyctaginaceae) after Allioni. Per Axel Rydberg named the genus Allioniella (now a taxonomic synonym for Mirabilis), after him.

Also named after him are:

Arabis allionii

Jovibarba allioni

Primula allioni

Veronica allionii

Selected works


Flora Pedemontana, sive, Enumeratio methodica stirpium indigenarum Pedemontii, Turin, 1755.

Stirpium praecipuarum litoris et agri Nicaensis, Turin, 1755.

Stirpium praecipuarum littoris et agri Nicaeensis enumeratio methodica (in Latin). Paris: Jean Baptiste Claude Bauche (2.). 1757.

Auctarium ad floram Pedemontanam cum notis et emendationibus (1789)

Stirpium praecipuarum littoris et agri Nicaeensis Enumeratio methodica cum Elencho aliquot anirnalium ejusdem maris (1757)

Further reading


Caramiello, R. & Forneris, G. (2004) Le opere minori di Carlo Allioni: dal «Rariorum Pedemontii stirpium» all'«Auctarium ad Floram Pedemontanam». Firenze: Edizioni Olschki ISBN 88-222-5378-7

External links


Mattirolo, Oreste (1904). Note bibliographiche Allioniane e Nomenclator Allionianus, pubblicati in Occasione Della Ricorrenza Centenaria Della Morte Di Carlo Allioni 1804 - 1904. Tipografia di A. Ciminago. p. 82 pages. Retrieved 2008-06-19.

Allioni, Carlo (1785). "Flora pedemontana". Digital old books. SICD Universities of Strasbourg. Archived from the original on 2008-04-03. Retrieved 2008-06-19.

International Organization for Plant Information (IOPI). "Author Details". International Plant Names Index. Retrieved 2008-06-19.

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