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von Mueller, Ferdinand (1873) Contributions to the phytography of Tasmania. Monthly Notices of Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. pp. 58-72.

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Abstract

The material for this third unpretensive addition to the literature on Tasmanian plants has gradually been brought together from various sources. It was intended to offer this new contribution some considerable time ago, but the harassing anxieties which arose during the last few years in the writer's official life, and the impediment which thus occurred to his work in all directions, must plead excuse for the retarded appearance of this record of all those plants, placed so kindly at his disposal by several disinterested contributors. Some of the Algae now specially mentioned as not known from Tasmania at the time when Dr. Jos. Dalton Hooker's great work appeared, were already recorded in the magnificent volumes of the late Dr. Harvey's Phycologia, on the scientific elaboration and artistic embellishment of which work he spent also on Tasmanian shores many of his valuable days.

Item Type: Article
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. 58-72
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: 12 Oct 2012 04:32
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:43
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/15231
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