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"My wife is a very dear partner in my botanical joys. She has a keen eye and a super sense for an orchid habitat. An excellent pedestrian and a sheer love of ‘the game’. She will go anywhere and risk everything for a capture or a find. She lacks the knowledge of botany as a science. However, she is an artiste, a soul with a great love for all plants and it has always been so since her childhood.

She has collected with me in all Australian states except Queensland. Her natural instincts include a passion for music and she is an excellent and well-trained music critic. The specimens in my herbarium appear under our joint names as we invariably hunted as a couple."

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