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History of Taxonomy – Part 1

(1) Aristotle (382 B. C. ) : Father of biology & father of zoology. He classified plants on the basis of morphological characters in three groups

  • Trees

  • Shrubs

  • Herbs.

Image showing Aristotle’s system.

Image Showing Aristotle’S System.

Aristotle subdivided plants into three groups; herbs, shrubs and trees depending on the size and structure of a plant.

(2) Theophrastus

(A) Time - 370 - 285 B. C.

(B) He is known as father of ancient… (441 more words) …

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