Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria
Born in WA, the eldest daughter of Charles Harper (1842-1912), explorer, settler, nurseryman (who also collected MEL specimens), and Fanny née de Burgh. The Harpers settled at Guildford.
Clara possibly collected MEL specimens (as 'Miss Harper') near Swan River, 1896.
In 1913, Clara married Anthony Robertson.
She died in 1969 in Perth aged 88.
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]