Plants indigenous to the Neighbourhood of Hermannsburg, on the River Finke, Central Australia. [Contained in] Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia, Volume 3, 1880

Adelaide, RSSA, (1980s facsimile edition)/ 1880.

Octavo, (8) pages.

Wrappers; a fine copy.

This issue also contains SMEATON, Stirling: Diagnoses of New Species of Plants discovered in South Australia (3 pages); one of the plants is Justicia kempeana, found 'Near the MacDonnell Range [by] Rev. H. Kempe'. Doubtless, in both instances this is Pastor Adolf Hermann Kempe, one of the pioneering missionaries at Hermannsburg. Two other interesting articles are TEPPER, Otto: On the Characteristics and Distribution of the Native and Naturalised Plants about Ardrossan, Yorke's Peninsula (21 pages) and an uncredited article: Short Directions for Collecting and Preserving (7 pages).

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