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Rodway, Leonard (1898) Botanical notes. Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. pp. 103-105.

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In his great work, " Flora Tasmaniae," Hooker describes
and figures Pilitis milligani. Unfortunately, his specimens
were devoid of corolla, except the persistent bases,
and in order to make the plate complete, corollas were
provided from imagination. Unfortunately, imagination
was in error, for, unlike its immediate relatives, Pilitis
milligani has a fairly persistent corolla with conspicuous

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, Van Diemens Land, VDL, Hobart Town, natural sciences, proceedings, records
Journal or Publication Title: Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Page Range: pp. 103-105
Collections: Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
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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: 14 Mar 2013 03:04
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:49
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