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Nehemiah Grew

Botanist and physician, born in Atherstone, Warwickshire, C England, UK. He studied at Cambridge and Leyden, and practised medicine at Coventry and London. He is best known as the author of the pioneering Anatomy of Plants, where he introduced the idea that the stamen and pistil of flowers correspond to male and female sex organs.

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