Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria
Born in Albany, WA, 1839; died in Cottesloe, WA, 3 May 1913.
Second daughter to settlers Patrick Taylor (d.1877) and Mary Yates nee Bussell (d.1887).
Kate collected MEL specimens at King George Sound, 1879, 1880.
Kate's brother, Campbell Taylor (1842-1900), and her sister-in-law CHARLOTTE TAYLOR NEE GRESHAM also collected MEL specimens.
Kate did not marry, and died in Cottesloe in 1913 in her 74th year.
One letter from Kate to Mueller survives.
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]