Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria
Born Brest, France, Dec.1781; died Paris, France, Dec. 1846.
Naval officer, navigator. With Baudin (q.v) on voyage to Australia 1801-03. Circumnavigation in charge of Thetis (with Esperance, capt, Nourquer Du Camper) 1824-26; visited Sydney 1 July - 21 Sept. 1825; excursions to Windsor, Liverpool, over Blue Mountains. Large collections made on voyage.
Source: George, A.S. (2009) Australian Botanist's Companion, Four Gables Press, WA. [consult for source references]
Photo: Extracted from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Hyacinthe_de_Bougainville.jpg