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Joseph Duval-Jouve (August 7, 1810 – August 25, 1883) was a French botanist born in Boissy-Lamberville. He was the father of histologist Mathias-Marie Duval (1844-1907).

During his career he served as an academic inspector in Algiers, Strasbourg and Montpellier. A portion of his herbarium was donated to the Faculté de Sciences at Montpelier.

He specialized in research of the family Poaceae and the genus Equisetum. The plant genus Jouvea is named in his honor.

Written works

  • Histoire naturelle des Equisetum de France (1864)
  • Étude anatomique de l'arète des graminées (1870)



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