Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria
Born at Koolewong, Gosford, N.S.W., on 30 December 1888 and died at Gosford on 6 July 1958.
He was one of the three sons of Andrew Murphy and was connected with his father’s eucalypt seed business as a young man when he collected seed in Western Australia before World War I. He collected extensively with his father in New South Wales as well as in Queensland, and after his father’s death in 1929 continued with the family seed business.Source: Extracted from: Hall, N. (1978) Botanists of the eucalypts. Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Melbourne