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Banksia Formosa specimen; Framed

Framed Banksia formosa specimen, collected by James Drummond.

    Details

    • Collection Type:Science

    Description

    Botanical specimen of Dryandra Formosa (R.Br.), more recently named...

    Banksia formosa (R.Br.) A.R.Mast & K.R.Thiele Showy Dryandra
    Austral.Syst.Bot. 20:68 (2007)

    ...collected by James Drummond.
     
    This specimen originated from a collection owned by the Botanical Museum of Melbourne, which in 1963 changed it's name to the Royal Botanic Gardens and National Herbarium South Yarra, Victoria Australia. 
     
    The botanist who originally named and described the specimen, was Robert Brown.
     
    This particular specimen was donated by the gardens to the Newcastle Gaol Museum on the 20th March, 1963. Presented by Dr. J H Willis on behalf of the gardens.

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    Travelling case; writing
    Presentation trowel
    leg irons
    James Drummond Snr, with grandson James Mackintosh
    Connor's Mill
    Commemorative trowel

    Location

    SCOOP