Pierre Étienne Simon Duchartre - French Botanist.
Born 27 October 1811, Portiragnes, Hérault
Died 5 November 1894, Meudon, Paris.
Specialised in plant physiology. Professor of botany, Agricultural Institute, Versailles, 1849-1852; Professor of botany, Faculty of Sciences, Sorbonne, Paris, 1861-1887.
Elected Member of the Académie des sciences, 21 January 1861 (botany section); President of l'Académie des sciences in 1891.
Was one of the founders of the Société Botanique de France in 1854, and its president in 1859, 1868, 1874, 1876, 1888 and 1893.