Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria
Born in Athens, Greece, c.1841; died on 26 June 1925.
Born to Richard Henry Watson (1808-1868) and Marae née Caraboora. The Watsons were pioneering settlers in Qld. In 1854, Eliza's father married Sarah née Clark and they had ten children. In 1861, Eliza married Ernest Magnus Wuth, a doctor at Dalby. They had seven children. The Wuths selected land at Springsure in 1868.
Eliza collected MEL specimens at Springsure Mountains, n.d.
Her husband also collected MEL specimens, including the type of Tetracera wuthiana F.Muell. (1876), named for him.
Eliza and her husband seem to have become estranged, and he disappears from records after resigning as resident surgeon of the Townsville Hospital in 1882.
Eliza and her children remained in Springsure, and she died in 1925 aged 84.
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]