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Biographical entry Webster, Leonard Clarke (1870 - 1942)

Born
1870
Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
Died
26 September 1942
West Maitland, New South Wales, Australia

Summary

Leonard Clarke Webster contributed Western Australian plant and reptile specimens to the British Museum (Natural History) and Australian Museum between 1903 and 1938. His records, which date from 1859-1941, include notebooks with medical cures, treatments and ointment ingredients.

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Events

1915
Taxonomy event - Webster was honoured with Eucalyptus websterana Maiden, of which Webster also collected the type

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

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See also

  • Hall, Norman, Botanists of the Eucalypts: short biographies of people who have named eucalypts, whose names have been given to species or who have collected type material, CSIRO, Melbourne, 1978, 101 pp. Details

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