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Notes on Treubia insignis, goebel

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Rodway, Leonard (1911) Notes on Treubia insignis, goebel. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. p. 62. ISSN 0080-4703

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Abstract

This hepatic was discovered by Goebel in Java, and
described by him as recently as 1891- It was subsequently
recorded from Tahiti, Samoa, and New Zealand, and now I
have gathered it in dense woods on the southern slopes of
Mt. Wellington, near the end of Strickland Avenue, and
also near Forked Creek. Specimens have been forwarded
to Stephani, who confirms the identification.
Treubia is of great interest to the Bryologist, for it
combines reproductive and fruiting characters of Aneuraceae
with the leafy morphology of the Acrogyneae.
We must always remember
that leaves of mosses and leaves of flowering plants are only alike in name and function. They can have no relationship one to another. They belong to different categories, and cannot truthfully be compared, except so far as their function.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, Van Diemens Land, VDL, Hobart Town, natural sciences, proceedings, records
Journal or Publication Title: Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Page Range: p. 62
ISSN: 0080-4703
Collections: Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
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: 27 May 2013 01:53
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2017 01:07
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