Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria
(Specimens appearing as: Brown, H.I.L., or Brown, H.I. might be this person)
Born Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada, 23 Aug. 1844; died Adelaide, SA, 22 Jan. 1928.
Government Geologist WA 1871-72; later in NZ, Canada, NSW; Govt Geologist SA 1882-1911, exploring widely in interior.
Collected at George Gill Range, [N.T.], 1891.
Specimens at MEL.
Also fossils at Cooper Creek pre-1892.
Sent fossil plants collected by others from interior of S.A, esp. Mt Babbage, Mt Adams, to H.P.Woodward c.1884 (Geol. Mag. n.s. decade 3, 2: 289-293, pi. VII,1885).
Source: George, A.S. (2009) Australian Botanist's Companion, Four Gables Press, WA. [consult for source references]
Portrait Photo: Extracted from SA State Library: http://images.slsa.sa.gov.au/mpcimg/07250/B7102.htm (viewed 25.11.2013)