1911 Encyclopædia Britannica/Camerarius, Rudolf Jakob

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CAMERARIUS, RUDOLF JAKOB (1665–1721), German botanist and physician, was born at Tübingen on the 12th of February 1665, and became professor of medicine and director of the botanical gardens at Tübingen in 1687. He died at Tübingen on the 11th of September 1721. He is chiefly known for his investigations on the reproductive organs of plants (De sexu plantarum epistola, 1694).