Pietro Arduino

Pietro Arduino (18 July 1728, in Caprino Veronese – 13 April 1805, in Padua) was an Italian botanist. The standard author abbreviation Ard. is used to indicate this person as the author when citing a botanical name.[1]

Pietro Arduino

The geologist Giovanni Arduino (1714–1795) was his brother, and the agriculturalist Luigi Arduino (1750–1833) was his son.

Selected worksEdit

  • Animadversionum botanicarum specimen (in Latin). 1. Padua: Giovanni Battista Conzatti. 1759.
  • Memorie di osservazioni e di sperienze sopra la cultura e gli usi di varie plante, 1766.

SourcesEdit

  • Fritz Encke, Günther Buchheim, Siegmund Seybold, eds. Zander Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen; 13th ed. Ulmer Verlag, Stuttgart, 1984 ISBN 3-8001-5042-5