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A Note on Eucalyptus johnstoni, Maiden

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Rodway, Leonard (1926) A Note on Eucalyptus johnstoni, Maiden. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. p. 118. ISSN 0080-4703

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Abstract

Some years ago .Mr. T. B. Moore discovered, on the range between New Norfolk and the Huon district, a Gumtree which appeared to be somewhat different from any with which he was acquainted. He described it in the Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, 1886, page 207, giving it the name Euc. muelleri. This name was unfortunate, as Miquel had already applied it to a form of Euc. dumosa, and Naudin had used it for a variety of Euc. ovata. The name was allowed to remain till Maiden in the Revision, Vol. 6, p. 280, replaced it by Euc. johnstoni as some small recognition of the work done in botanical science by Robert Mackenzie Johnston. The tree has since been observed on Mount Wellington, Mount Field, and many peaks to the west. Locally it is commonly called Brown Gum.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, RST, Van Diemens Land, natural history, science, ecology, taxonomy, botany, zoology, geology, geography, papers & proceedings, Australia, UTAS Library
Journal or Publication Title: Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Page Range: p. 118
ISSN: 0080-4703
Additional Information: Copyright Royal Society of Tasmania
Date Deposited: 03 May 2012 04:42
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:30
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/13054
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