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Biographical entry Rodway, Leonard (1853 - 1936)

Born
5 October 1853
Torquay, Devon, England
Died
9 March 1936
Kingston, Tasmania, Australia
Occupation
Botanist and Dentist

Summary

Leonard Rodway was honorary government botanist of Tasmania 1896-1932. He produced a major comprehensive study of Tasmanian botany entitled "The Tasmanian flora" (Hobart, 1903) and lectured at the University of Tasmania 1923-1929.

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Events

1893
Taxonomy event - Eucalyptus perriniana F.Muell. ex Rodway
1912
Taxonomy event - Honoured with Eucalyptus rodwayi R.T.Baker & H.G.Sm.

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Archival resources

Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

  • Australian Botanists - Biographies, MS 064; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details

National Herbarium, Melbourne

  • Leonard Rodway - Records, 1891 - 1894, MSS M17; National Herbarium, Melbourne. Details

Royal Society of Tasmania

  • Leonard Rodway - Records, 1896 - 1907, Ms 22; Royal Society of Tasmania. Details

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

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Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.