. The father of botany is


A: Theophrastus

B: Brunfels

C: C. Linnaeus

D: O. Tippo

Best Answer

Explanation-

A. Theophrastus is the father of botany. He is called the father of botany because of his major contribution to the field of botany. In his book “Enquiry into plants”- he classified the plants based on their sizes, uses, geographical ranges, and growth patterns. 

B. Otto Brunfels- He was considered the founder of modern botany by Linnaeus. 

C. Linnaeus- He is known as the father of modern taxonomy, he is known for his work in the science of identifying. Naming and classifying organisms. 

D. O. Tippo- He classified plants into two sub-kingdoms- Thallophyta and Embryophyta

 

Correct Option is: (A)

The Father of botany is Theophrastus.

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