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Contributions to the phytography of Tasmania.
von Mueller, Ferdinand (1870) Contributions to the phytography of Tasmania. Monthly Notices of Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. pp. 11-20.
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The following pages have but slight claims on special scientific consideration. They are merely the results of a short excursion through Tasmania, at a time when the writer sought invigoration from the bracing air and rural tranquillity of the island, and preferred to spend the very few days allotted to his stay rather in the undisturbed highland solitudes than in the pleasures of sociality. He bent his way to the phytologically unexplored ranges of Mount Field, to institute a comparison of their vegetation with that of other alpine rises of Tasmania.
|Keywords:||Royal Society of Tasmania, Van Diemens Land, VDL, Hobart Town, natural sciences, proceedings, records|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Monthly Notices of Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania|
|Page Range:||pp. 11-20|
|Additional Information:||In 1843 the Horticultural and Botanical Society of Van Diemen's Land was founded and became the Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science in 1844. In 1855 its name changed to Royal Society of Tasmania for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science. In 1911 the name was shortened to Royal Society of Tasmania.|
|Date Deposited:||25 Sep 2012 04:55|
|Last Modified:||18 Nov 2014 04:42|
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