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Saverio Manetti

Francesco Saverio Manetti also spelt Xaviero or Xaverio Manetti was an Italian physician, botanist and ornithologist. Among his works is the treatise on birds, Ornithologia methodice digesta or Storia naturale degli uccelli (1776). The plant genus Manettia was named in his honour by Carl Linnaeus. Read more from Wikipedia →