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Descriptive notes on a new Vaccinium from Samoa
von Mueller, Ferdinand (1875) Descriptive notes on a new Vaccinium from Samoa. Papers & Proceedings and Report of the Royal Society of Tasmania. pp. 163-165.
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Among a number of Samoan plants placed for elucidation
at my disposal by the Rev. S. T. Whitmee,
occurs a whortleberry-bush the
first member of the order of Vacciniere, as yet known
from that group. The Royal Society of Tasmania has
favoured me on former occasions by promulgating notes on
plants not always Tasmanian, and, perhaps, this privilege
will be continued at this and future opportunities to render
known remarkable undescribed plants through the pages of
its publications, while this advantage will be all the more
appreciated, inasmuch as the praiseworthy regularity and
punctuality with which the Tasmanian Society issues its
papers, affords the most favourable vehicle in Australia for
the early record of new observations.
|Keywords:||Royal Society of Tasmania, Van Diemens Land, VDL, Hobart Town, natural sciences, proceedings, records|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Papers & Proceedings and Report of the Royal Society of Tasmania|
|Page Range:||pp. 163-165|
|Collections:||Royal Society Collection
Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
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:||16 Nov 2012 03:07|
|Last Modified:||18 Nov 2014 04:44|
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