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Australian flora


Australian flora


A range of resources relating to Australian flora, including a rare early manuscript book of seaweed specimens.



Items in the Australian flora collection

A handbook of the plants of Tasmania
Preface -- Description of embossed cover -- Method of using the system -- The herbarium -- A few useful hints -- Glossary -- Signs -- Table of abbreviations -- Authorities for specific names -- Corrections -- Primary divisions -- Natural Orders --…

Our own trees : a first book on the Australian forest
An elementary book on Australian trees that has been desired and repeatedly ask for. Allows for the start of a simple study, including means of descriptions easily understood, leading to a desire for more intense study. Also serves as an easy guide…

An introduction to Victorian forest trees
A guide for bush walkers and other members of the community interested in being able to recognise eucalypts and other trees.

The Tasmanian flora : with drawings of some typical species
Appendix contains: Arrangement of orders / adopted by Baron von Mueller -- Systematic arrangement / by Dr. E. Warming -- Dictionary -- Index.Additions and corrections -- Add to Index -- Preface -- Classification -- Key to the natural orders -- The…

Album of pressed seaweed specimens collected in New South Wales and Victoria
Album of 78 pressed marine algae specimens. The specimens are from specific field locations located around Sydney Harbour and Westernport, southeast of Melbourne. The album leaves have a watermark date of 1859. A possible compiler of the album may be…

The flower garden in Australia
"A book for ladies and amateurs dedicated by permission to the Countess of Jersey"First gardening book in Australia by a woman, Margaret Maria Browne. National Library's SR copy with bookplate of G.K. Cowlishaw, signed on fly leaf and ink stamped on…

Algae from Ceylon, Friendly Islands and Australia : collected during the years 1852, '53, '54 and '55
Scrapbook of mounted pressed algae specimens individually named and mounted on cards placed in an album. It includes information on where the specimens were collected. List of Dr. Harvey's duplicate Ceylon algae. The specimens were chiefly collected…

Iconography of candolleaceous plants: First decade
Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Special Collection Rare Books. Contact Deakin University Library for access to high quality images..

The Australian flora in applied art : Part I. The waratah
Half title: The waratah in applied art and in literature. End papers stylised waratah illus. No more published. Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Special Collection Rare Books. Contact Deakin University Library for…