Julien Foucaud (2 July 1847, in Saint-Clément – 26 April 1904, in Rochefort) was a French botanist.

From 1867 to 1885, he was an assistant teacher and teacher in several schools in the department of Charente-Maritime. In February 1885, he was appointed director of the naval botanical garden in Rochefort.[1]

In February 1878, he became a member of the Société Botanique de France.[1] Taxa with the specific epithet of foucaudii are named in his honor.[2] In collaboration with Georges Rouy, he described numerous plant species.[3]

Selected worksEdit


  1. ^ a b Bulletin de la Société botanique de France ..., Volume 51 by Société botanique de France obituary
  2. ^ Flora de Aragon Foucaudii
  3. ^ IPNI List of plants described and co-described by Foucaud
  4. ^ Archive.org Flore de l'ouest de la France
  5. ^ Biodiversity Heritage Library Flore de France
  6. ^ Google e-Book Trois semaines d'herborisations en Corse
  7. ^ IPNI.  Foucaud.