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Biographical entry Biddulph, Harriette (1839 - 1940)

22 September 1839
Durham, New South Wales, Australia
8 September 1940
Birtley, Queensland, Australia
Botanical collector


Harriette Biddulph was a prolific collector of botanical specimens of which she sent many to the Government Botanist of Victoria, Ferdinand Mueller. He named Hemigenia biddulphiana and Astrotriche biddulphiana in her honour. Biddulph died less than one month short of her 101st birthday and is buried at Springsure Cemetery in Queensland.

Archival resources

Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

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

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Edited Books

  • McKay, Judith (ed.), Brilliant Careers: Women Collectors and Illustrators in Queensland, Queensland Museum, Brisbane, 1997, 80 pp. Details

Online Resources

Annette Alafaci