< /ˈhyu goʊ; Dutch ˈhü goʊ/, 1848–1935, Dutch botanist and student of organic heredity: developed the concept of mutation as a factor in the process of evolution.
- Hugo (ˈhyːxoː). 1848–1935, Dutch botanist, who rediscovered Mendel’s laws and developed the mutation theory of evolution
- Dutch botanist who studied evolution by observing mutations rather than natural selection. He was an early proponent of the works of Gregor Mendel.