Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria
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]