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A few remarks on the distribution and growth of Queensland plants
Bailey, Frederick Manson (1878) A few remarks on the distribution and growth of Queensland plants. Papers & Proceedings and Report of the Royal Society of Tasmania. pp. 51-55.
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The following notes on a few Queensland plants, I am in
hopes may not prove uninteresting to some Members of the
Society. Some of our trees, &c., are met with far away from
what would be supposed their habitat, and not, so far as
known, on intermediate country. Others again, which have
always been supposed to have been introduced by cultivation
are met with at so great a distance from where cultivation is
being carried on as to make one think that mode of introduction
impossible. Again the soil and situation in which we
find a tree growing, are at times so very different that it
would lead one to suppose them planted in these situations by
the erring hands of man, and not by the unerring hand of
[By F. M. Bailey, Botanist, Queensland Museum; Corresponding
Member, Royal Society, Tasmania].
|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. 51-55|
|Collections:||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 03:14|
|Last Modified:||18 Nov 2014 04:44|
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