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September - October 2012

last issue: August 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


One place, many stories: our country
[Canberra]: Dept of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities, 2012
Also available via the Internet at:
333.720994 ONE

The implications of climate change for biodiversity conservation and the National Reserve System: final synthesis
Michael Dunlop ... [et al.]
Canberra : CSIRO Climate Adaptation Flagship, 2012
Also available via the Internet at:
P 333.780994 IMP

One very big year : Canberra 100, celebrating Canberra’s centenary 1913-2013
[Canberra : Centenary of Canberra], 2012
Vol. 1, Summer – Autumn, program for the Centenary of Canberra.
394.2099471 ONE

Australia’s fossil heritage: a catalogue of important Australian fossil sites
Australian Heritage Council
Collingwood, Vic. : CSIRO Publishing, 2012
ABRS 560.450994 AUS

Green universe: a microscopic voyage into the plant cell
Stephen Blackmore
Berkshire, UK : Papadakis in collaboration with the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, 2012
571.62 BLA

The chemistry of plants: perfumes, pigments, and poisons
Margareta Sequin
Cambridge, UK : Royal Society of Chemistry, 2012
572.2 SEQ

Rainforest country: an intimate portrait of Australia’s tropical rainforest
Kaisa and Stanley Breeden
Fremantle : Fremantle Press, 2012
577.340994 BRE

Flowering wonderfully: the botanical legacy of Janet Cosh
Jean Clarke and Alison Haynes (comps.)
Wollongong, NSW : Janet Cosh Herbarium, University of Wollongong, 2012
580.92 COS

Weeds: how vagabond plants gatecrashed civilisation and changed the way we think about nature, Rev. ed.
Richard Mabey
London : Profile Books, 2012
581.652 MAB

Tasmanian weed handbook: a guide to the identification of the main weeds of crops and pastures in Tasmania, Rev. ed.
Brian H. Hyde-Wyatt and Dennis I. Morris
[Hobart]: Dept of Agriculture Tasmania, 2011
581.65209946 HYD

Floras Schatze – Die Erfassung der Grunen Welt = Flora’s treasures – recording the green world
H. Walter Lack, Kathrin Grotz (eds.)
Berlin : Botanisches Museum Berlin-Dahlem, 2012
Catalogue from an exhibition exploring both the cultural history of floras as well as current and future developments of flora projects. Text in German and English.
ABRS 581.9 FLO

Trees and shrubs of Black Mountain, Mt. Ainslie and Mt. Majura: a key based on vegetative characteristics, rev. ed.
Laurence G. Adams
[Canberra]: Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, 2010
Also available via the Internet at:
P 581.99471 ADA

Flora of Norfolk Island
Kevin Mills
[S.l. : The Author], 2007-2012
Compilation of papers.
Paper 1. The indigenous flora - 2. Epiphytes and mistletoes -- 3. The coastal species -- 4. The naturalised species -- 5. Field survey of the Norfolk Island endemic shrub Euphorbia norfolkiana (Euphorbiaceae) -- 6. Preliminary vegetation survey of Phillip Island -- 7. Endemic and threatened species -- 8. Indigenous plant species recorded in public reserves on Norfolk Island -- 9. The vegetation on Nepean Island (including errata and addenda for papers 1 to 8) -- 10. A complete list of indigenous and naturalised species for the island group -- 11. Field work and assessment of the critically endangered endemic plant Wikstroemia australis (Kurrajong) -- 12. The plants of Norfolk Island and the Kermadec Islands: similarities and differences -- 13. A photographic guide to the seedlings and saplings of the woody plants in the Norfolk Island National Park -- 14. The endangered plants in the National Park: field survey and review.
P 581.99482 MIL

The vegetation of Phillip Island, Norfolk Island group
Kevin Mills
[S.l.: The Author], 2009
Also available via the Internet at:
P 581.99482 MIL

The Iris family: natural history & classification
Peter Goldblatt, John C. Manning
Portland, Or. : Timber Books, 2008
584.38 GOL

Liverworts and hornworts of Taiwan
Jia-Dong Yang
Nantou, Taiwan : Endemic Species Research Institute, 2009, 2011
588.30951249 YAN

A guide to Colbopsis ants of the world
Archie McArthur
Adelaide : South Australian Museum, 2012
ABRS 595.796 MCA

Field guide to the frogs of Australia, rev. ed.
Michael J. Tyler and Frank Knight
Collingwood, Vic. : CSIRO Publishing, 2011
597.890994 TYL

Nursery tales for a garden city: the historical context of the records at Canberra’s Yarralumla Nursery
Lenore Coltheart
Canberra : Australian Garden History Society, ACT, Monaro & Riverina Branch, 2012
Also available via the Internet at:
P 635.909947 COL

Living wall and green roof plants for Australia
Melinda Perkins and Daryl Joyce
Canberra : Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC publ. no. 11/175)
Also available via the Internet at:
 635.9671 PER

Wildlife & climate change: towards robust conservation strategies for Australia fauna
Daniel Lunney and Pat Hutchings (eds.)
Mosman, NSW : Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales, 2012
ABRS 639.90994 WIL

Botany for the artist
Sarah Simblet
London : Dorling Kindersley, 2010
743.7 SIM

Georgiana Leake’s wildflower album: Western Australia’s first botanical artist
Margaret J. Love & Bryan R. Sherwood; botanical consultant Alex S. George
Swn y Nant, UK :Forrest Text in co-operation with the Royal Western Australian Historical Society, 2010
759.994 LEA

Fine art flower photography: creative techniques and the art of observation, 2nd ed.
Tony Sweet
Mechanicsburg, PA : Stackpole Books, 2012
779.34 SEW

‘Magnificent’ Lake George: the biography
Graeme Barrow
Canberra : Dagraja Press, 2012
994.47 BAR


Impressions of a year in the Australian National Botanic Gardens, 2
Canberra : Friends of the Australian National Botanic Gardens, [2012]
"This movie DVD is a slide show of 4 chapters (seasons of the year) running for a total of 27 mins approx. It displays about 188 pictures of Australian native plants, flora, fauna and views of the Australian National Botanic Gardens. The pictures were taken by the Friends of the ANBG.”
AV 580.739471 IMP


Growing Friends record of meeting 1 September, 6 October 2012
ANBG Volunteer Guides’ Meeting minutes 18 September, 16 October 2012
Thursday talks
6 Sept 2012 Visiting this year’s Chelsea Flower Show / Ben Walcott

Myrtle rust – a new threat to Australia’s biodiversity: recognition, reporting, risk assessment, impacts, and management. Version 3.1 (June 2012)
Canberra : Australian Network for Plant Conservation, 2012.
Archive – ANPC

Staff publications
Distorted perception of the spatial distribution of plant diversity through uneven collecting efforts: the example of Asteraceae in Australia

Alexander N. Schmidt-Lebuhn, Nunzio J. Knerr & Carlos E. Gonzalez-Orozco
Journal of Biogeography, vol. 39, no. 11, 2012,  pp. 2072-2080.

Mackay plants of the National Botanic Gardens, [part 3]
Toby Golson
The Graptophyllum: Mackay Branch Newsletter (SGAP Qld Region), no. 247, Nov-Dec 2012, pp. 10-11


Herbarium records do not predict rediscovery of presumed nationally extinct species
Kwek Yan Chong et al.
Biodiversity & Conservation, vol. 21, 2012, pp. 2589-2599
Available to Dept staff via the Intranet at:

Embryopsida, a new name for the class of land plants
Jose Rubens Pirani & Jefferson Prado
Taxon, vol. 61, no. 5, 2012, pp. 1096-1098

Strengthening the scientific contribution of botanic gardens to the second phase of the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation
Stephen Blackmore, Mary Gibby & David Rae
Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, vol. 166, 2011, pp. 267-281


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

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

Seed Collection, Storage and Use for Native Vegetation Restoration
5 November 2012
The Australian Botanic Garden
Mount Annan, NSW

Translocation of Threatened Plants
6-7 November 2012
The Australian Botanic Garden
Mount Annan, NSW

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

Jewels in the Landscape: a two day workshop on managing significant native vegetation remnants, including travelling stock reserves, road easements and adjacent private land
20-21 November 2012
Moree, NSW

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

Celebrating Success – The Influence and Appeal of Botanic Gardens
5th Global Botanic Gardens Australia and New Zealand Congress
20-25 October 2013
Dunedin Botanic Garden, New Zealand


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