G. Ledyard Stebbins

American botanist and geneticist (1906-2000)

George Ledyard Stebbins, Jr. (January 6, 1906January 19, 2000) was an American biologist, botanist and geneticist regarded as one of the leading evolutionary biologists and foremost botanists of the twentieth century.


  • I didn't add any new elements [to the modern synthetic theory] to speak of. I just modified things so that people could understand how things were in the plant world.

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