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Biographical entry McKie, Ernest Norman (1882 - 1948)

Born
1882
Guyra, New South Wales, Australia
Died
19 May 1948
Occupation
Botanist and Minister

Summary

Ernest McKie was an amateur botanist who had an extensive knowledge of eucalypts and native grasses of the New England region of New South Wales. He also took an active interest in the agriculture of the area. McKie was a member of the Australian Institute of Agricultural Science, the Linnean Society of New South Wales, the Royal Society of New South Wales and the Royal Australian Historical Society. He was the co-author of several Eucalyptus species.

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Events

1930
Taxonomy event - Honoured with Eucalyptus mckieana Blakely
1934
Taxonomy event - Co-author and collector of the type Eucalyptus phaeotricha Blakely & McKie
1934
Taxonomy event - Co-author of Eucalyptus cameronii Blakely & McKie
1934
Taxonomy event - Co-author of Eucalyptus caliginosa Blakely & McKie

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

Online Resources

See also

  • 'List of eucalypts published under this authority (co-author) using abbreviation search 'Blakely & McKie' and family 'Myrtaceae'', Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), Australian National Botanic Gardens, 2012, http://www.anbg.gov.au/cgi-bin/apni. Details

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