On board the Resolution on Cook's second voyage, but this ship did not
visit Australia. Surgeon and naturalist on the Resolution, on Cook's third
voyage (1776-1780). Collected at Adeventure Bay, Bruny Island, Tasmania
(26-30 January 1777). His collection is at the British Museum (BM),
with some duplicates at WELT.
Extracted from: A.E.Orchard (1999) A History of Systematic Botany in Australia, in Flora of Australia Vol.1, 2nd ed. ABRS. [consult for source references]
Surgeon's mate on Cook's 2nd voyage; surgeon, naturalist on Cook's 3rd voyage (both in HMS Resolution). With D.Nelson collected at Adventure Bay, pas.], 26-30 Jan. 1777. Specimens at BM, E, NSW (1), WELT. Described but did not publish plants. Journals at PRO, London. Seeds raised at Kew, & at Hammersmith by nurserymen James Lee and John Kennedy. Commemorated m Andersonia (p.p.), Sclerolaena, Sprengelia.
Source: George, A.S. (2009) Australian Botanist's Companion, Four Gables Press, WA. [consult for source references]