New scientific publication published in the journal Revue d'Histoire des Sciences! This is a continuation of our collaborative work, combining botanical, historical and literary approaches, as part of SNSF-Sinergia project no 186227 (Official Website). Written with Thibaud Martinetti, this article looks back at the famous scientific dispute between the apothecary-botanist Fusée-Aublet and the agronomist Pierre Poivre over the veracity of the nutmeg trees Poivre brought back to the Isle of France (now Mauritius). This first part highlights the importance of rhetorical argument in a conflict that goes beyond the simple framework of an academic controversy. A second part, focusing on the botanical elements of the discourse, is currently in preparation.
The pdf of this article can be obtained free of charge (until 27 July 2023) using the following link:
New scientific publication published in the journal Archives Internationales d'Histoire des Sciences. It is a work mixing a botanical and historical approach and realised in collaboration with Timothée Léchot, within the project FNS-Sinergia no 186227 (Official Website).
New scientific publication in Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society and dealing with some evolutionary aspects within the genus Centaurium (Gentianaceae).
2019.07.16 (only in French so far)
New entry in the category Popular Science:
"Botanical Anecdotes" or a small glance at some fascinating plants encountered during naturalistic trips and other photo shoots...
Last edited: 28/06/2023