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Biographical entry Kraehenbuehl, Darrell Nairn (1934 - )

21 January 1934
Semaphore, South Australia, Australia
Botanical collector and Naturalist


Well-known conservationist and plant enthusiast, he collected plants for the State Herbarium of South Australia since 1957. Darell Kraehenbuehl has published more than 140 publications of botanical or historical botanical content. He was President and Secretary for the Field Naturalists' Society of South Australia.

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Archival resources

State Records of South Australia

  • D.N. Kraehenbuehl - Records, 1964 - 1969, D.5162 and D.5163; State Records of South Australia. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions


  • Krahenbuehl, Darrell N., Pre-European vegetation of Adelaide : a survey from the Gawler River to Hallett Cove (Adelaide: Nature Conservation Society of South Australia, 1996), 317 pp. Details

Book Sections

  • Kraehenbuehl, D. N., 'Jessie Louisa Hussey' in People and Plants in Australia, D. J. Carr and S. G. M. Carr, eds (Sydney: Academic Press, 1981), pp. 388-98. Details
  • Kraehenbuehl, Darrell N., 'Waterhouse, Frederick George (1815-1898), naturalist and museum curator' in Australian Dictionary of Biography, Bede Nairn, ed., vol. 6 (Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 1976), pp. 357-358. Details
  • Kraehenbuehl, Darrell N., 'Tepper, Johann Gottlieb Otto (1841-1923), Botanist, Schoolteacher and Entomologist' in Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. Supplement (Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 2005), p. 379. Details
  • Kraehenbuel, Darrell N., 'Holtze, Maurice William (1840-1923), Botanist' in Australian Dictionary of Biography, Bede Nairn and Geoffrey Serle, eds, vol. 9 (Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 1983), pp. 353-354. Details

Conference Papers

  • Kraehenbuehl, Darrell N., 'Carl Wilhelmi, the Seedsman from Dresden: His Botanical Endeavour in South Australia and Victoria', in History of Systematic Botany in Australasia: Proceedings of a Symposium Held at the University of Melbourne, 25-27 May 1988 edited by Short, P.S. (Melbourne: Australian Systematic Botany Society, 1990), pp. 115-120.. Details

Journal Articles

  • Kraehenbuehl, D. N., 'Life and Works of J. G. O. Tepper, FLS, and His Association with the Field Naturalists' Section of the Royal Society of South Australia', South Australian Naturalist, 44 (2) (1969), 23-42. Details
  • Kraehenbuehl, D. N., '[Obituary]: Professor Sir John Burton Cleland 1878-1971', South Australian Ornithologist, 26 (1) (1971), 2-4. Details
  • Kraehenbuehl, D. N., 'Dr. H. H. Behr's Two Visits to South Australia in 1844-45 and 1848-49', Journal of the Adelaide Botanic Gardens, 3 (1) (1981), 101-123. Details
  • Kraehenbuehl, D. N. and Campbell, M. W., 'Ernest Horace Ising: Tribute to a fine botanical worker', South Australian Naturalist, 50 (2) (1975), 19-27. Details
  • Kraehenbuehl, Darrell, 'Pioneer German botanists in colonial South Australia', South Australian Naturalist, 72 (3/4) (1998), 43-64. Details
  • Kraehenbuehl, Darryl N., 'J. G. O. Tepper, Dedicated Conservationist, Naturalist and Scientist', Journal of the Friends of Lutheran Archives, 14 (2004), 33-44. Details


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