Pathfinders in Tasmanian botany: an honour roll of people connected through naming Tasmanian plants.

Burns, Dick.

Devonport: The Tasmanian Arboretum, 2012.
Octavo, paperback, 260 pp. colour and black and white photographs and illustrations.

Profiles over thirty of the botanists, collectors, artists and supporters involved in the nomenclature of Tasmanian plants. Among them are Robert Brown, Allan Cunningham, Leonard Rodway, Charles Darwin, Labillardiere and Riche, William Bueolow Gould, Francesco Correia and of course father and son Hooker. Because the early close ties with NSW, that colony's early history is touched on. As well, the book includes a guide to botanical nomenclature, relevant history and two indexes.

Stock ID: 34852
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ISBN: 9780646580388