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New in the ANBG Library & Archive

May & June 2012

last issue: March & April 2012

The Gardens’ Library is located on the first floor of the Botany Building at the ANBG, Clunies Ross Street, Black Mountain.
Opening hours are 9.30am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday. Members of the public may use the library by appointment.

The bulletin contains a list of new material recently received in the library. These items together with recent issues of journals and magazines are on display in the ANBG Library for approximately three to four weeks. All registered library clients are welcome to use the library and photocopy display items or reserve items for loan.

Staff may request items from the bulletin by phone, fax or email.
Phone: (02) 6250 9480
Fax: (02) 6250 9432


Trees of life: a visual history of evolution
Theodore W Pietsch
Baltimore, Md : John Hopkins University Press, 2012
576.8 PIE

Biodiversity of deserts
Greg Pyers
South Yarra, Vic : Macmillan Education, 2010
For primary school readers.
577.54 PYE

The sphagnum ponds of Simmelried in Germany: a biodiversity hot-spot for microscopic organisms
Martin Kreutz and Wilhelm Foissner
Aachen : Shaker Verlag, 2006 (Protozoological monographs vol. 3)
579.0943462 KRE

Joseph Hooker: botanical trailblazer
Pat Griggs
Kew : Kew Publishing, 2011
Based on the exhibition 'Joseph Hooker: naturalist, traveller and more' shown in the Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew from November 2011 - April 2012.
580.92 HOO

Knowing, growing, eating: edible wild native plants for southern Australia, 2nd ed
Neville Bonney
This edition brings new features on foraging for wild foods, on wild fungi and seaweeds.
Tantanoola, SA : The Author, 2012
581.6320994 BON

Alps invaders: weeds of the Australian high country, 2nd ed
John Hosking, Geoff Sainty, Surrey Jacobs
Potts Point, NSW : Sainty & Associates, 2006
581.652099447 HOS

Threatened species research forum, Western Australian Ecology Centre, 9th July 2010: a review of WA Government research into threatened species
Floreat, WA :[Conference Organizing Committee], 2010
P 581.6809941 THR

Aranda bushland: Aranda snow gums, Canberra Nature Park
[Jamison, A.C.T.]: Friends of the Aranda Bushland, 2011.
Colour pamphlet.
P 581.99471 ARA

Frost hollow to forest walk : Aranda bushland
[Jamison, A.C.T.]; Friends of Aranda Bushland, 2012
Colour pamphlet.
P 581.99471 FRO

Australian carnivorous plants
Greg Bourke, Richard Nunn
Poole, England : Redfern Natural History Productions, 2012
Portrays the plants in their natural habitats, with both close-up and landscape views.
583.750994 BOU

A Banksia album: two hundred years of botanical art

Alex George
Canberra : National Library of Australia, 2012
Banksia illustrations by botanical artists represented in the collections of National Library of Australia.
583.890994 GEO

The pictorial guide to seeds of the world: an introduction into the collection, cleaning, and storage of seeds
Terry A Woodger
Boca Raton, Fl. : Universal Publishers, 2011
Author is currently a botanist/horticulturist for a local council in Queensland.
631.521 WOO

Fern fever: the story of pteridomania
Sarah Whittingham
London : Frances Lincoln, 2012
On the obsession with ferns in the 19th century.
635.9373 WHI

Plant reintroduction in a changing climate: promises and perils
Joyce Maschinski & Kristin E Haskins, eds
Washington, DC : Island Press, 2012
A comprehensive review of plant reintroduction projects and protocols, and discusses the potential role of reintroduction and managed relocation for preserving species threatened by climate change.
639.99 PLA

Australian planting design, 2nd ed
Paul Thompson
Collingwood, Vic : CSIRO Publishing, 2012
712.60994 THO


The Christmas and Cocos Keeling Islands
Sorrel Wilby
Sydney, N.S.W. : Australian Geographic, 2012.
DVD included with May June issue 108 of Australian Geographic magazine.
AV 919.48 CHR


Christmas and Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Australian Indian Ocean territories
Dan Bowles
Sydney, N.S.W. : Australian Geographic, 2012.
Map included with May-June issue 108 of Australian Geographic magazine.
Map Box 912.948 CHR


Not an ancient relic: the endemic Livistona palms of arid central Australia could have been introduced by humans
Toshiaki Kondo, Michael D Crisp et al.
Proceedings of the Royal Society, B, Biological Sciences, vol. 279, no. 1738, pp. 2652-2661, 2012

Investigating the host-range of the rust fungus Puccinia psidii sensu lato across tribes of the family Myrtaceae present in Australia
Louise Morin, Ruth Aveyard, Jonathan R Lidbetter, Peter G Wilson
PLOS One, vol. 7, issue 4, pp. 1-7, 2012
Available via the Internet at:

New Phytophthoras in Western Australia’s natural ecosystems
Michael JC Stukeley
Microbiology Australia, March 2012, pp. 31-33, 2012.
Available via the Internet at:

Insect pests and pathogens of Australian acacias grown as non-natives – an experiment in biogeography with far-reaching consequences
Michael J Wingfield, Jolanda Roux & Brenda D Wingfield
Diversity and Distributions, vol. 17, pp. 968-977, 2011
Available via the Internet at:

The ‘making of’ the Mulligans Flat – Goorooyarroo experimental restoration project
David J Shorthouse et al.
Ecological Management & Restoration, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 112-125, 2012
Also available to Dept staff via the Internet at:

Post-fire recovery of revegetated woodland communities in south-eastern Australia
Melinda Pickup et al.
Austral Ecology, “early view” DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-9993.2012.02404.x
Also available to Dept staff via the Internet at:

An assessment of scientific approaches towards species relocations in Australia
Victoria A. Sheean, Adrian D Manning & David B Lindenmayer
Austral Ecology, vol. 37, pp. 204-215, 2012
Also available to Dept staff via the Internet at:


Biographical cuttings on ANBG staff member, Arthur Court, 1927-2012.

Obituaries: Michael (Mike) Lazarides
Maggie Nightingale, Judy West & Wayne Lazarides
Australasian Systematic Botany Society Newsletter, no. 150, pp. 27-35, 2012
Available via the Internet at:

Mackay plants of the National Botanic Gardens
Toby Golson
The Graptophyllum, SGAP Qld Mackay Branch Newsletter, no. 244, pp. 9-10, May-June 2012

Book reviews: Rumphius’s Ambonese herbal
Tony Orchard
Australasian Systematic Botany Society Newsletter, no. 150, pp. 52-55, 2012
Available via the Internet at:

Growing Friends record of meeting 5 March 2012
ANBG Volunteer Guides meeting minutes 17 April 2012

  Friends talks
16th Feb: Fungal pathogens: threats to Australian bush and gardens, with particular reference to guava rust (Puccinia psidii) / Ken Old.
22nd March: Trees and arboreta, history and science / Max Bourke.
5th April: Wildflowers and vegetation of Kamchatka, far east Russia / Rosemary Purdie.
12th April: A closer look at pollen / Andrew Thornhill.
19th April: A short walk in the Pyrenees / Kim Pullen.
26th April: Moths / Ted Edwards.
3rd May: Are emigrant Australia trees invasive aliens? / Trevor Booth.
10th May: Living with Canberra’s urban forest / Cris Brack.
31at May: Conservation of the pink-tailed worm lizard / Theresa Knopp.


Mangroves, Myalls and More
Association of Friends of Botanic Gardens Conference
Hosted by The Friends of the Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden
18-19th August 2012
Port Augusta, SA

Australasian Fundraising Forum 2012
Presented by Fundraising & Philanthropy Australasia
30-31 August 2012
Dockside Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW

Change - an Opportunity for Revitalisation
Parks and Leisure Australia National Conference
16-19th September 2012
Newcastle Civic Centre, Newcastle, NSW

Society for Conservation Biology Oceania Regional Conference
People and Conservation in Land and Sea Country
21-23 September 2012
Charles Darwin University, Darwin, NT

Australian Systematic Botany Society Conference 2012
Local knowledge, global diversity
23-28 September 2012
Perth, WA

Capturing flora: 300 years of Australian botanical art
Art Gallery of Ballarat, Vic.
25 September – 2 December 2012

Australasian Mycological Society Conference
26-28th September 2012
Flecker Botanical Gardens, Cairns, Qld

Plant Conservation in Australia – Achievements and Future Directions
Australian Network for Plant Conservation National Conference
Canberra, ACT
29th October to 2nd November 2012

Gardens of a Golden Era
33rd Annual National Conference, Australian Garden History Society
9-11 November 2012
Ballarat, Vic.

Society for Ecological Restoration Australasia Inaugural Conference
28-20 November 2012
Perth, WA


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