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Bastow, Richard Austin (1887) Tasmanian Hepaticae. Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. pp. 209-289.

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Abstract

In popularly written botanical handbooks the Hepaticae are
usually not described, the authors chiefly confining their
attention to plants of larger growth. The phanerogamous
plants receive full notice ; the Ferns and Lycopods may also be
described ; but here the line is usually drawn. The Mosses,
Hepaticae, Lichens, and Fungi are dismissed with some such
remark as that they are distributed throughout the world,
and are of no economical importance ; or that they form
beautiful transition from low to high organisation, and that
they are evascular.
Includes extensive illustrative figures

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. 209-289
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: 02 Dec 2012 23:12
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:45
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