Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria
Born in Winchester, England, on 30 March 1814, died in Burwood, New South Wales, on 14 March 1893.
Arrived in Sydney, New South Wales, in 1832, and became a master at The King’s School, Parramatta; ordained as an Anglican Minister in 1873. Published a large number of papers in various newspapers and journals, and collected many specimens for Mueller. His two major works were Plants Indigenous in the Neighbourhood of Sydney (1880) and The Plants of New South Wales (1885). His original collections are housed at MEL and NSW, with some also in GOET and M.
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: Maiden, J.H. (1908) Records of Australian botanists- (a) General, (b) New South Wales. Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales for 1908. Plate XIII