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Monique Keraudren

Monique Keraudren

French botanist
Monique Keraudren
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Intro French botanist
A.K.A. Keraudren
Was Scientist Botanist
From France
Type Science
Gender female
Birth 8 December 1928
Death 25 May 1981 (aged 52 years)
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Monique Keraudren-Aymonin (8 December 1928– 25 May 1981) was a French botanist.
She was researcher and taxonomist in the National Museum of Natural History of France, in Paris.
She specialised in the study of the flora of Madagascar and of the Comoros, of the family of the Cucurbitaceae.
She married the French botanist Gérard Guy Aymonin. The standard author abbreviation Keraudren is used to indicate this individual as the author when citing a botanical name.


  • Keraudren-Aymonin, Monique (1978), Taxonomic aspects of African economic botany. Proc. IX plenary meeting of Association pour l'Etude Taxonomique de la Flore d'Afrique Tropicale, AETFAT, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 18–23 March 1978
  • Keraudren-Aymonin, Monique (1970), Mitteilungen der Botanischen Staatssammlung München. 10 Proc. of the 7º plenary meeting of the Association pour l'Etude Taxonomique of the Flore of l'Afrique Tropicale, AETFAT, Munich, 7–12 September 1970
  • Keraudren, Monique (1968). Recherches sur les cucurbitacées de Madagascar. Nouvelle série. Série B, Botanique 16 (2). Éditions du Muséum. 
  • Keraudren-Aymonin, Monique (1983). Bégoniacées. 144-145. Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Lab. de Phanérogamie. ISBN 978-2-85654-165-4. 
  • Keraudren, Monique (1967). Cucurbitacées. Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle. 


Several plants were named after her:

  • (Annonaceae) Polyalthia keraudreniae Le Thomas & G.E.Schatz
  • (Asclepiadaceae) Stapelianthus keraudreniae Bosser & Morat
  • (Begoniaceae) Begonia keraudreniae Bosser
  • (Convolvulaceae) Ipomoea keraudreniae Deroin
  • (Fabaceae) Vigna keraudrenii Du Puy & Labat
  • (Loranthaceae) Socratina keraudreniana Balle
  • Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. B, Adansonia Sér. 4, 12(2): 124, as 'keraudrenii' 1990 (IK)
  • Adansonia sér. 2, 11(2): 337, as 'keraudrenae' 1971 (IK)
  • in Fl. Madag. Fam. 144: 59 (1983), as 'keraudrenae' (IK)
  • Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat., B, Adansonia Sér. 4, 14(3-4): 337. 1993 (IK)
  • Legum. Madagascar [J.M. Bosser et al.] 576 2002 (IK)
  • Adansonia sér. 2, 4: 135 1964 (IK)

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