Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria
After emigrating to Australia he became Resident Magistrate at Geraldton, Western Australia. He accompanied F.T.Gregory's expedition to north-western Australia in 1861, sending botanical collections to F.Mueller. These are now in MEL.
Source: Extracted from: A.E.Orchard (1999) A History of Systematic
Botany in Australia, in Flora of Australia Vol.1, 2nd ed.,
ABRS. [consult for source references]
Portrait Photo: extracted from: http://www.digilibraries.com/html_ebooks/118705/10840/www.digilibraries.com@10840@email@example.com
Explorer, squatter, public servant.
On F.T.Gregory's expedition to Nickol Bay area, WA, 1861, collecting plants in the Gascoyne, sent to Mueller; Shark Bay 1863. At Roebuck Bay 1865; resident magistrate Greenough 1866-69; Government Resident Geraldton 1869-70, 1886-1904; collected there 1897.
Owned Newmarracarra Station near Geraldton. MLC 1870-72, 1874-86.
Specimens at E (ex A.Morrison's herbarium), MEL, PERTH (3).
Commemorated in Acacia, Eremophila, Gomphrena, Scaevola, Sida, also Maitland River.
Monument at Fremantle.
Source: George, A.S. (2009) Australian Botanist's Companion, Four Gables Press, WA. [consult for source references]
More information: http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/brown-maitland-3080