Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria
Born in England 1838, died in Kew, ?Vic, in 1919
The youngest daughter of a solicitor, Thomas Baker. In 1860, Louisa married a physician in Melbourne, William Haig (1823-1893). They had seven children.
Louisa collected MEL specimens at the Blue Mountains, 1888.
Her husband, and son, John Sibly Haig (1873-1949), also collected MEL specimens.
Louisa died in Kew in 1919 aged 81.
Source: extracted from: Maroske, Sara and Vaughan, Alison (2014) 'Ferdinand Mueller's female plant
collectors: a biographical register', Muelleria Vol.32 [consult for source references]