Who is known as the father of botany(1) Aristotle(2) Linnaeus(3) Theophrastus(4) Darwin

Answer: (3) Theophrastus

Theophrastus is known as the father of Botany. Aristotle is known as the father of biology and zoology.

  • Botany is the branch of biology that deals with the study of plants.
  • The Greek scholar Theophrastus was one of the early Botanists of the world. He is also known as the “Father of Botany” due to his major writings on plants.
  • One of his books called “Enquiry into Plants” classified the plants based on their geographical ranges, sizes, uses and growth patterns.
  • The other work called “On the Causes of Plants” explained the economics of growing plants.

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