Biographical entry Bennett, Kenric Harold (1835 - 1891)
Hobart Town, Tasmania, Australia
- 30 June 1891
Ivanhoe, New South Wales, Australia
- Natural history collector
Kenric Bennett collected indigenous fodder grasses, plants, etc from the Lachlan River, New South Wales during the second half of the nineteenth century.
Born ca 1840. Died Ivanhoe, near Hay, New South Wales, 30 June 1891. Bush naturalist, with three major interests - birds, on whose habits he wrote a number of articles; native plants, which he collected both for himself and J.H. Maiden (q.v.) and published a number of papers on; and the native weapons, implements and utensils of aborigines.
Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science
Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions
- Collins, David, Chemistry in Australia Bibliography, eScholarship Research Centre, 2009, http://www.eoas.info/ciab.html. Details
- Bennett, Kenrick Harold, 'On Myoporum platycarpum , a Resin Producing Tree of the Interior of New South Wales', The Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, 7 (1882), 349-351. Details
Created: 30 June 1997, Last modified: 5 March 2018