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Corporate entry Peter Francis Points Arboretum (1966 - )

From
1966
Coleraine, Victoria, Australia
Functions
Conservation or Environment and Plant Science
Alternative Names
  • The Points Arboretum (Also known as)
Website
http://www.thepoints.org.au/index.html
Location
69-71 Whyte Street, Coleraine, Victoria

Summary

The Points Arboretum maintains a collection of plant taxa, including eucalyptus and banksia collections. The eucalyptus collection has been officially registered with the Garden Plant Conservation Association of Australia (GPCAA) through the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne. The 37-hectare arboretum, a former rubbish dump, came into being largely through the efforts of local man Peter Francis.

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Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Books

  • Wrigley, J. and Fagg, M., Eucalypts: A Celebration, Allen & Unwin, Crows Nest Australia, 2010, 344 pp. Details

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