Description of Fifty New Species and Six Varieties of Western and Northern Australian Acacias and Notes on Four Other Species
24.5cm x 15cm. 36 pages, 22 plates. Lettered wrappers.
Forests Department, Bulletin No. 41. (Reprinted from the Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia, Volume XIII)Descriptions of acacias by the Late Joseph Henry Maiden and William Blakely with illustrations by Margaret Flockton. A talented and enthusiastic botanist Maiden established the colonys first herbarium, the National Herbarium of New South Wales, together with a museum and library. Among his many studies and achievements he was also responsible for the construction of Sydneys first playground and worked tirelessly to develop the educational value of the Botanical Gardens for all Australians.
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