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Pierre Adolphe Lesson

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Pierre Adolphe Lesson
Adolphe Pierre Lesson
Born24 May 1805
Died16 May 1888(1888-05-16) (aged 82)
Other namesPierre-Adolphe Lesson
Scientific career
Author abbrev. (botany)A.Lesson

Pierre Adolphe Lesson (1805–1888), also as Pierre-Adolphe Lesson,[1] was a French botanist. The standard author abbreviation A.Lesson is used to indicate this person as the author when citing a botanical name.[2]

Select publications by Lesson

  • Lesson, A.; Richard, A. (1832). Tastu, J. (ed.). Voyage de découvertes de l'Astrolabe, exécuté par ordre du Roi pendant les années 1826-1827-1828-1829 sous le commandement de M. J. Dumont d'Urville. Botanique [Voyage of Discovery of the Astrolabe, executed by order of the King during the years 1826-1827-1828-1829 under the command of Mr. J. Dumont of Urville. Botany] (in French). Paris.
  • Lesson, A. (1844). Mercier; Devois (eds.). Voyage aux îles de Mangareva [Travel to the Mangareva Islands] (in French). Rochefort.
  • Lesson, A. (1876). Triaud; Guy (eds.). Notes sur l'identité de la calenture et du delirium tremens [Notes on the identity of the caldera and delirium tremens] (in French). Rochefort.((cite book)): CS1 maint: location missing publisher (link)
  • Lesson, A. (1876). "Vanikoro et ses habitants" [Vanikoro and its inhabitants]. Revue d'Anthropologie (in French). 5: 252–272.
  • Lesson, A. (1883). Leroux, Ernest (ed.). Les Polynésiens, leur origine, leurs migrations, leur langage [The Polynesians, their origin, their migrations, their language] (in French). Paris.((cite book)): CS1 maint: location missing publisher (link)
  • Lesson, A. (1883). "Légendes géographiques des îles Marquises" [Geographical legends of the Marquesas Islands]. Bulletin de la Société de Géographie de Rochefort (in French). 5: 3–29.
  • Lesson, A. (1884). Clouzot (ed.). Légendes des îles Hawaii tirées de Fornander et commentées avec une réponse à M. de Quatrefages [Legends of the Hawaiian Islands taken from Fornander and commented with a response to M. de Quatrefages] (PDF) (in French). Niort.((cite book)): CS1 maint: location missing publisher (link)


  1. ^ "Le fonds et l'œuvre de Pierre-Adolphe Lesson (1805-1888): Home". Médiathèque de Rochefort. Retrieved 2020-08-12. [Lesson's official electronic archives, at his hometown's media library]
  2. ^ International Plant Names Index.  A.Lesson.
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