E.F. Constable is a familiar name on specimens in NSW, mostly collected from New South Wales. Ernie was an intrepid plant collector for Sydney's Royal Botanic Gardens in the days before fieldwork was made easier by official vehicles and better roads. He died on 28 March 1986 aged 83 years.
B.G. Briggs, 1986
Extracted from: ASBS Newsletter No.48, 1986