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April/May 2013

last issue: March 2013

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


Sustainable Australia report 2013: conversations with the future – in brief
Canberra : DSEWPAC, 2013
Also available at:
P 333.7150994 SUS

One very big year: Canberra 100: celebrating Canberra’s centenary 1913-2013. Volume 2, winter to spring
[Canberra : Centenary of Canberra], 2013
Program of events. Also available at:
394.2099471 ONE v. 2

International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi and plants (Melbourne Code): adopted by the Eighteenth International Botanical Congress, Melbourne, Australia, July 2011
J McNeill ... et al. (eds.)
Koenigstein : Koeltz Scientific Books, 2012 (Regnum vegetabile ; 154)
Ref 580.14 INT

International Symposium Botanic Gardens at the Interface between Science and Garden Heritage, Berlin 24-26 April 2009: proceedings
HW Lack (ed)
Berlin : Botanic Garden & Botanical Museum Berlin-Dahlem, 2013 (Englera; 30)
580 INT

The Code decoded: a user’s guide to the International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi and plants
Nicholas Turland
Koenigstein : Koeltz Scientific Books, 2013 (Regnum vegetabile; 155)
Ref 580.14 INT

Jardins botanicos do Brasil
Evarista Eduardo de Miranda, Fabio Colombini
Sao Paulo : Metalivros, 2009
The first complete & richly illustrated book on Brazil’s 34 botanic gardens.
ANBG copy donated by Carmen Evans, April 2013.
580.7381 MIR

Fascination of plants day 2013, 18th May 2012: self guided walking trail
Canberra : Australian National Botanic Gardens, 2013
1 booklet (7 p.)
P 580.739471 FAS

Flora of west tropical Africa. Volume 1, part 2 & Volume 2, 2nd edn
J Hutchinson & JM Dalziel
London : Crown Agents for Overseas Govts & Administrations, 1958, 1963
ANBG copies donated by Alison McCusker, April 2013
581.966 FLO

Flora of tropical east Africa [93 parts]
London : Crown Agents for Overseas Govts & Administrations, 1952-1982
ANBG copies donated by Alison McCusker, April 2013
581.9676 FLO

Eucalypt discovery walk: discover a selection of Australia’s iconic eucalypts
Canberra : Australian National Botanic Gardens, 2013
1 pamphlet. This self-guided walk features 21 species of eucalypts
P 583.766 EUC

Cassini on Compositae: collected from the Dictionnaire des sciences naturelles ...
Robert M King & Helen W Dawson
New York : Oriole Editions, 1975
A compilation of the 898 contributions that Cassini made to the second edition of the Dictionnaire published in Paris between 1816 and 1830.
ANBG copy donated in April 2013 by Jessica Walcott, wife of Edward W. Cross.

583.99 CAS

West African lilies and orchids
JK Morton
London : Longmans, 1961
ANBG copy donated by Alison McCusker, April 2013.
584.3 MOR

Science under siege: zoology under threat
Peter Banks, Daniel Lunney & Chris Dickman (eds)
Mosman : Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales, 2013
ABRS 590.944 SCI

Ornamental horticulture: fertilizer & plant protection guide 2013/14
Bella Vista, NSW : Everris Australia, 2013
Catalogue describes the products offered by Everris including fertilisers, herbicides, fungicides, insecticides and soil wetting agents.
635.918029 ORN

Proceedings of Succulenticon 2001: the 17th Convention of Australasian Cactus and Succulent Societies
Mawson, A.C.T. : Cactus and Succulent Society of the ACT Inc., 2001.
ANBG copy donated in April 2013 by Jessica Walcott, wife of Edward W. Cross.
635.93356 CON

Kuranga Native Nursery discount stocklist 2013 & Discount tube stocklist 2013
Mt. Evelyn, Vic : Kuranga Native Nursery, 2013.
P 635.951945 KUR

Succulent Compositae: a grower’s guide to the succulent species of Senecio & Othonna
Gordon D Rowley
Mill Valley, Calif. : Strawberry Press, 1994
ANBG copy donated by Jessica Walcott, wife of Edward W. Cross, April 2013
635.9525 ROW

Beautiful leaved plants
Frances Perry
London : Scolar Press, 1979
This unusual book about indoor plants is based on plates first printed in the nineteenth century by Benjamin Fawcett, who developed a technique of colour printing from multiple engraved wood blocks.
ANBG copy donated by Alison McCusker, April 2013.

635.975 PER

Chelsea centenary: 100 years of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show
Chris Young (ed)
Peterborough, England : Royal Horticultural Society, 2013
30 p. booklet
P 712.50942134 CHE


Weeds of Australia identification tool
Sheldon Navie & Steve Adkins
Brisbane : Biosecurity Queensland, 2012?
A web version of the DVD ‘Environmental weeds of Australia’ originally published in 2008
Available at:


Growing Friends record of meeting 6 April 2013, 4 May 2013, 1 June 2013

ANBG Volunteer Guides’ Meeting minutes 16 April 2013, 21 May 2013

Progress report on the establishment of the Canberra Botanic Gardens
DW Shoobridge
Archive 66/01

Australian botanic gardens II
[S.l.]: Australia Post, 2013
$3.45 stamp pack, includes a 60 cent stamp with a photograph of  the Australian National Botanic Gardens
Archive – Ephemera


Native tobaccos (Solanaceae: Nicotiana spp.) in Australia and their use by Aboriginal peoples
David Symon
The Beagle, Records of the Museums and Art Galleries of the Northern Territory, vol. 21, 2005, pp. 1-10


Atlas of Living Australia Science Symposium
12-13 June 2013
Canberra ACT

Grass identification workshop
13-14 June 2013
Australian Botanic Garden, Mt Annan, NSW
Presenter: Van Klaphake

International Association of Bryologists 2013 Meeting
15-19 July 2013
Natural History Museum, London
Enquiries to

Philosophy of Biological Systematics: a course by Kirk Fitzhugh
29 July – 2 August 2012
Australian Museum, Sydney, NSW
A “Pre-conference workshop” of IPC -

11th International Polychaete Conference
4-9 August 2013
Australian Museum, Sydney, NSW

6th International Symposium on the Biology and Ecology of Gall Inducing Arthropods and Related Endophytes
4-8 August 2013
O’Reillys Rainforest Retreat, Qld

Australian Native Plants Society Australia 2013 Conference: Diversity is in our Nature
10-16 August 2013
Alexandra Park Conference Centre, Sunshine Coast, Qld

Australian Landscape Conference: ‘Design for the Future’
20-24 September 2013
Melbourne Convention Centre, Vic

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

Weeds have no boundaries !
17th NSW Weeds Conference
9-12 September 2013
Corowa, NSW

Gardens with Altitude: The High Lean Country of New England
34th Annual National Conference, Australian Garden History Society

18-20 October 2013
Armidale, NSW


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