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|Born||10 October 1757
|Died||14 August 1819
|Alma mater||Uppsala University|
|Known for||Pioneering lichenology|
|Awards||Member of the Linnean Society|
|Academic advisors||Carl Linnaeus|
|Author abbrev. (botany)||Ach.|
Erik Acharius (10 October 1757 – 14 August 1819) was a Swedish botanist who pioneered the taxonomy of lichens and is known as the "father of lichenology." Acharius was famously the last pupil of Carl Linnaeus.
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