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July 2013

last issue: June 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


Keys to the lichens of sub-tropical Queensland, version 2.3
Roderick W Rogers
Indooroopilly, Qld : RW Rogers, 2010
ANBG copy donated by Jack Elix, June 2013
579.709943 ROG

Plant names: a guide for horticulturists, nurserymen, gardeners and students
[S.l.]: Horticultural Taxonomy Group – Hortax, 2007
Available via the Internet at:
P 580.14 PLA

Charles Darwin Reserve (White Wells Station) Western Australia flora survey and field herbarium project
Volunteers of the Bushland Plant Survey Project, Wildflower Society of Western Australia (inc.) for Bush Heritage Australia
Floreat, WA : Wildflower Society of WA, 2010
581.99413 CHA

Flowers of the Otway plain & ranges 2: daisies, heaths, peas, saltbushes, sundews, wattles and other shrubby and herbaceous dicotyledons
Enid Mayfield
Collingwood, Vic. : CSIRO Publishing, 2013
ANBG copy purchased by ABRS for general collection
581.99457 MAY

Eucalyptus: an illustrated guide to identification, updated edn
Ian Brooker & David Kleinig
Sydney : Reed New Holland, 2012
ANBG copy purchased by ABRS for general collection
583.7660995 BRO


Wattle2: Acacias of Australia, ver. 2
BR Maslin
Canberra : Atlas of Living Australia ; Perth : Dept of Environment and Conservation, 2013.
Revised key includes 1223 taxa of Acacia sens. lat. that occur in Australia. This interim edition does not include species profiles for the taxa. The fully implemented version of the key will be deployed on the Atlas of Living Australia site in the near future.
Available at:
Descriptions and illustrations of taxa that were included in WATTLE ver. 1 (2001) can be sourced from:

Timber Answers
CRC Wood Innovations, Queensland Government, University of Queensland and Lucid
[S.l.]: Queensland Govt, [2013]
Provides technical information about wood properties, and uses of over 1,000 species of Australian and imported timbers.
Available at:


Flowers and views of the Holy Land
AL Monsohn, lithographer
Jerusalem : Kahane, [189-?]
A souvenir for tourists and pilgrims to the Holy Land in late 19th to early 20th century. This copy includes 12 coloured landscape views with a collage of pressed flowers from the same area on each facing page. Bound in wooden covers, probably olive tree wood.
ANBG copy donated by Brenda Healy  24th July 2013.

Rare 203.5 FLO

A voyage to Terra Australis: undertaken for the purpose of completing the discovery of that vast country, and prosecuted in the years 1801, 1802 and 1803, in His Majesty's ship the Investigator ...
Matthew Flinders
Adelaide : Libraries Board of South Australia, 1966
Facsimile reprint. Originally published: London : G. and W. Nicol, 1814.
ANBG copy from CSIRO Library duplicates, July 2013.
Rare F 919.4 FLI


ANBG Volunteer Guides’ Meeting minutes 16 July 2013

Growing Friends record of meeting 6 July 2013

Thursday talks  Printed copies of Powerpoint presentations
11/4/13 – Australian plant development: Correa ‘Canberra Bells’ / Peter Ollerenshaw
11/4/13 – Artistic use of the Correa ‘Canberra Bells’ / Cathy Franzi
18/4/13 – Feeding the billions / Tony Fischer
2/5/13  – Natural history illustration in the First Fleet / Linda Groom
9/5/13  – Wallace, Wilson’s and wonders of West Papua / Doug Laing
16/5/13 – Negotiating our future / Nicky Grigg
13/6/13 – Empty promises and false advertisements in orchid pollination / Michael Whitehead
4/7/13  – Australia’s grasstrees: biology and utilisation / John Turnbull

A biogeographic regionalization of Australian Acacia species
Carlos E. Gonzalez-Orozco, Shawn W Laffan, Nunzio Knerr & Joseph T. Miller
Journal of Biogeography, 2013 early view – abstract available at


Virtual Garden computer program for use in exploring the elements of biodiversity people want in cities
Assaf Shwartz et al
Conservation Biology, vol. 27, no. 4, 2013, pp. 876-886
Available to Dept staff at


‘A Passion for Eucalypts’ art exhibition by Marcelle Stirling
5 June – 25 November 2013
Myall Park Botanic Garden
Glenmorgan, Qld

Bush Blitz Symposium
30 July 2013
Old Parliament House, Canberra

Writing the Australian Landscape
3-4 August 2013
National Library of Australia, Canberra

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

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

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

Australian Fundraising Forum 2013
5-6 September 2013
Dockside Convention Centre, Cockle Bay, Sydney

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

22nd International Grasslands Congress
15-19 September 2013
Sydney Exhibition & Convention Centre, NSW

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

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

18-20 October 2013
Armidale, NSW

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

Plant identification for flora of the Wimmera
30-31 October 2013
Horsham, Vic

EcoTas13: 5th Joint Conference of New Zealand Ecological Society and Ecological Society of Australia
24-29 November 2013
Aotea Centre, Auckland, NZ

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