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Australian Plant Collectors and Illustrators (F)

 1700s – 2000

Based on the list  published by J.H. Willis, D. Pearson, M.T. Davis, and J.W. Green, Western Australian Herbarium Research Notes Number 12, August 1986.
Enhanced with information from George, A.S. (2009) Australian Botanist's Companion, Four Gables Press, WA.

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Surnames (Family names) starting with:
A     B     C     D     E     F     G     H     I     J     K     L     M     N     O     P-Q     R     S     T     U-V     W     X-Y-Z


FAGG, Murray Allan* 

1947- 

Botanical interpreter, illustrator, photographer, web manager, SA, ACT

 notes

 portrait

FAIRALL, Arthur Robert 

1920-1970  

Gardens superintendent, Kings Park, WA

notes

portrait

FAIRALL, Pauline (née Bond)

fl.1963-2003

Botanist in S.Africa and Kings Park Herbarium, WA

notes

portrait

FALCK, Carl Ludwig Ferdinand 

1833-1908 

Watchmaker

 

 

FALLA, R.P.

fl. 1960s

Collected for National Herbarium of Victoria, VIC

 

 

FANNIN, Peter

1930-

Botanist (Central Australia), brother of Anne Urban, NT

 

 

FANNING, John B. 

fl. 1960s-80s

Photographer

 

 

FARRELL, S. 

fl. pre 1900s

 

 

 

FARRELLY, Mary Martha   (née MALEY)

1866-1943

Collected for Mueller in WA

notes

 

FARRER, William James 

1845-1906 

Surveyor, wheat breeder

 

 

FARROW, Roger

fl.1970s-2020s

Entomologist, pollination, orchids, UK, Mali, ACT

notes

 

FAULKNER, Joseph, Rev. 

1886-1948 

Presbyterian minister, NSW

notes

 

FAVENC, Ernest 

1846-1908 

Explorer, author

 

 

FAWCETT, Charles Hugh

1812–1890 

Police magistrate, collected for Mueller in NSW.

notes

portrait

FAWCETT, S.G.M., see CARR, S.G.M.

 

 

 

 

FEISTMANTEL, Ottokar

1848-1891

Czech-born Palaeontologist, fossil flora Gondwana, India

notes

portrait

FELL, Leonard Armstrong* 

1899- 

Native plant grower

 

 

FELL, Lesley

late 1900s

Seed collector for Kings Park Botanic Gardens, WA

 

 

FELSTEAD, J. 

fl. 1870s

 

 

 

FENSHAM, Roderick John

fl. 2000s

Field ecologist, eastern arid zone, grazing, fire, QLD

notes

 

FENTON, G.C.

fl. 1860s

Painted watercolours of flowers in South Australia, SA

 

 

FEREDAY, John, Rev. 

1813-1871 

Episcopalian minister, TAS

notes

 

FEREDAY, Elizabeth Henty, Miss

fl.1865

Collected for Mueller in TAS

notes

 

FEREDAY, Susan

1810-1878

Tasmanian wildflower painter, TAS

notes

 

FERGUSON, William 

fl. 1856-86 

Forest Inspector

 

 

FERGUSON, William Hamilton 

1861-1957 

Geologist

 

 

FERNIE, Elizabeth (Eliza)

1832-1906

Collected for Mueller in VIC

notes

 

FIDDIAN, Judge

 

 

 

 

FIELD, Barron 

1786-1846 

Judge, botanist, poet, NSW

notes

 

FIELD, Hannah   (née ARMITAGE)

1863-1945

Collected for Mueller in QLD

notes

 

FIELD, W.G.

 

 

 

 

FILATOFF, John, Dr 

fl. 1960-85 

Palynologist

 

 

FILSON, Rex Bertram* 

1930- 

Botanist, lichenologist, illustrator, Antarctica, VIC

notes

portrait

FINDLAY, James 

1821-1905 

Pioneer pastoralist, horse breeder, VIC

notes

 

FINNERTY, Henrietta Francess ('Etta')

1863-1926

Artist, occasionally wildflowers in oil, WA

 

 

FINSELBACH, W., Dr 

fl. 1890s 

Pharmaceutical chemist

 

 

FIRTH, Miles John 

1907-1967

Agricultural officer, orchidologist

 

portrait

FISCH, Paul & Marielies

1908-1996

Field Naturalists, orchid artists, VIC

notes

portrait

FISHER, Eileen, Dr 

fl. 1950s 

Plant pathologist

 

 

FISHER, H.C., Rev. 

fl. 1889-90

 

 

 

FISHER, J.

 

 

 

 

FISHER, R.E., Mrs 

fl. 1889-90

Collected MEL specimens at Pleasant Hills, NSW

 

 

FISHER, Robert Hilson

1923-2007

Entomologist in SA, collected butterfly food plants, SA

notes

portrait

FITCH, John Nugent

1840-1927

Botanical illustrator, lithographer

notes

 

FITCH, Walter Hood

1817-1892

Botanical illustrator, lithographer, Britain (not Aust.)

notes

 

FITZALAN, Eugene Fitzherbert Albini 

1830-1911 

Nurseryman, seedsman, QLD

notes

portrait

FITZGERALD, Robert David 

1830-1892 

Deputy Surveyor-General, botanical artist, orchidologist, NSW

notes

portrait

FITZGERALD, William Vincent 

1867-1929 

Forest botanist, explorer, TAS, PNG, WA

notes

 

FIVEASH, Rosa 

1854-1938 

Flower painter in SA

notes

portrait

FLECKER, Hugo, Dr 

1884-1957 

Medical practitioner, radiologist, VIC, QLD

notes

portrait

FLEMIN, C.J.

fl. 1840-1853

Botanical woodcut engraver, UK, (did not visit Aust.)

notes

 

FLEMING, James 

fl. 1802 

Gardener, botanist, VIC, TAS

notes

 

FLENTJE, Noel Thomas 

1921-1974

Plant Pathologist, Waite Agricultural Research Institute, SA

 

 

FLETCHER, H.O. 

 

Palaeobotanist

 

 

FLETCHER, Joseph James 

1850-1926 

Teacher, biologist, librarian NSW

notes

 

FLETCHER, Norman Vyner 

1867-1889 

Solicitor's clerk

 

 

FLETCHER, William 

1925-1983 

Botanical artist, NSW

notes

 portrait

FLIERL, J., Rev. 

fl. 1880s 

Inland missionary

 

 

FLINDERS, Matthew, Capt. 

1774-1814 

Navy captain, discoverer, hydrographer

notes

 portrait

FLINT, Ernest 

fl. 1880S

 

 

 

FLOCKTON, Margaret Lilian 

1861-1953 

Botanical artist and, illustrator, NSW

notes

portrait

FLOOD, J.A. 

fl. 1850s 

Expedition collector

 

 

FLOYD, Alexander Geoffrey 

1926-2022

Forester, botanist, ecologist, NSW

notes

portrait 

FLORIN, Rudolf, Dr 

1894-1965 

Botanist, palaeobotanist

 

 

FLYN, R.J. 

fl. 1940s-60s

 

 

 

FOELSCHE, Paul Heinrich Matthias

1831-1914 

Police inspector, magistrate, photographer, NT

notes

portrait

FOGG, Sarah Ann Miss 

1829-1922

Watercolourist, exhibited Tas wildflower paintings in Paris

 

 

FOLSCHE, P.

 

 

 

portrait

FONSECA, Jose de

fl. 1790s

Spanish botanical engraver (did not visit Aust.)

notes

 

FONTLEROY, C.A.

 

 

 

 

FOOT, Ada, Mrs   (née PORTUS)

1861-1901

Collected plants for Mueller in QLD

notes

 

FOOTE, Edmund 

fl. 1890s

 

 

 

FORBES, Henry Ogg 

1851-1932 

Scientist, explorer, Cocos Island, Indonesia

 

portrait

FORBES, Stephen Julian* 

1953- 

Herbarium botanist, ecologist, VIC

 

 

FORD, Gertrude E.

c.1873-1909

Painter of oils on silk, occasionally wildflowers, WA

 

 

FORD, Nerida Clifton 

1926-2006

Botanist, NSW Herbarium, NSW

notes

 

FORDE, Helena, Mrs, (née SCOTT) 

1832-1910

Botanical illustrator, entomologist, NSW

notes

portrait

FORDE, Miss

fl. ?

Collected MEL specimens for Mueller at Cape Otway

 

 

FORDE, Neville 

1933-2018

Forester, teacher, botanist, ornithologist, VIC, NT, SA.

notes

 

FORDHAM, Fred

1890-1978

Amateur orchidologist, associate of Rupp

 

portrait

FOREMAN, Donald Bruce* 

1945-2004 

Herbarium botanist, NSW, PNG, WA, QLD, VIC

notes

portrait

FOREMAN, Paul W.

fl.1990s-2020s

Botanist, ecologist, grassland, Aboriginal burning, VIC

notes

portrait

FORMAN, Francis Gloster 

1904- 

Geologist, WA

notes

 

FORREST, Alexander 

1849-1901 

Explorer. WA

notes

 portrait

FORREST, John, Sir First Baron Forrest of Bunbury OE 

1847-1918 

Explorer, statesman, Surveyor-General. WA

notes

portrait

FORREST, Margaret Elvire, Lady (née HAMERSLEY) 

1845-1929 

Artist, explorer, wife of John Forrest, WA

notes 

portrait

FORSTER, Adam (von Wiarda)

1850-1928

Botanical illustrator, NSW

notes

portrait

FORSTER, Johann George Adam 

1754-1794 

Naturalist, librarian, illustrator, voyager

notes

portrait

FORSTER, Johann Reinhold,  

1729-1798 

Naturalist, author, Cook's 2nd voyage, TAS

notes

portrait

FORSTER, Paul Irwin* , Dr

1961- 

Herbarium botanist, NZ, QLD

notes

portrait

FORSYTH, Steven 

fl. 1980 

Palynologist

 

 

FORSYTH, William 

1864-1910 

Park overseer, horticulturist

 

 

FOSBERG, F. Raymond, Dr 

fl. 1950s-80s 

Botanist, ecologist

 

 

FOSSIER, L.

fl. 1755-1817

Botanical illustrator, France (never came to Aust.)

notes

 

FOSTER, Michael, Sir 

1836-1907

 

 

 

FOSTER, Everett

1919-2010

Orchid collector, based in VIC

notes

portrait

FOX, Alan

fl. 1980-90s

Conservationist, writer, ACT

 

portrait

FOX, John Edward David, Dr 

1938- 

Senior Lecturer, ecologist

 

 

FOX, Marilyn Dale, Dr* 

1946-2002

Botanist, ecologist

 

 

FOYSTER, W.A. 

fl. 1884

 

 

 

FRAME, D.

 

 

 

 

FRANCIS, George William 

1800-1865 

Gardens Director, author, botanist

notes

portrait

FRANCIS, William Douglas 

1889-1959 

Government Botanist, author, NSW, QLD

notes

portrait

FRANKENBERG, Judy, Mrs 

1942- 

Botanist, conservationist

 

 

FRANKLIN, Jane, Lady 

1792-1875

 

notes 

portrait

FRANKLIN, John, Sir  

1786-1847

Governor, Naval Officer, explorer, TAS

notes

portrait

FRANKLYN, Louisa Bessy, later Mrs CLARKE

fl. 1884-89

Collected for Mueller in WA

notes

 

FRASER, Charles   [sometimes spelt FRAZER]

c.1788-1831 

Colonial Botanist, botanic gardens superintendent, NSW

notes

 

FRASER, Charles Fitzgerald 

1883-1951 

Farmer, Roads Board Secretary

 

 

FRASER, Ian

fl. 1990s

Naturalist and conservationist, ACT

notes

 

FRASER, Lilian Ross, Dr  

?1913-1987

Ecologist, mycologist pathologist NSW Dept Ag.

 

 

FRASER, Malcolm 

1834-1900 

Public servant, Agent General

 

 

FRAUENFELD, Georg Ritter von

1807-1873

Austrian scientist, visited NZ and Aust. on the 'Novara' expedition 1858, NSW

notes

portrait

FRAZER, Charles   [usually spelt FRASER]

?1788-1831

Colonial Botanist, botanic gardens superintendent, NSW

notes

 

FRECKELTON, Douglas

f. 1960s

Collector, Eyre Peninsula, SA

 

 

FREMLIN, Bryony Lynne

1951-

Author, wildlife photographer, botanical illustrator

notes

 

FRENCH, Charles Askew, (Snr)  

1840-1933

Nurseryman, Government Entomologist, naturalist, orchidologist, VIC

notes

portrait

FRENCH, Charles Hamilton, (Jnr)  

1868-1950

Herbarium assistant, orchidologist, entomologist, VIC

notes

portrait

FRENCH, George, Jnr  

fl. 1949  

Florist

 

 

FRIEBE, Marliene

fl.1986-2011

Naturalist, author, Simpson & Great Victoria Deserts, SA

 

 

FRIEDERICH, A. Mrs     ('Madam Friederich')

fl. 1887

Collected for Mueller on Lachlan/Murrumbidgee Rivers, NSW

 

 

FRODIN, David 

 

Botanist

 

 

FROGGATT, Walter Wilson 

1858-1937 

Entomologist, naturalist

notes

portrait

FROST, Charles 

 

Botanist

 

 

FUHRER, Bruce Alexander*  

1930-2023

Electrician, photographer, author, mycologist, collector, VIC

notes

portrait

FULLAGAR, James P. 

fl. 1860s-70s

Collected Victorian and Lord Howe Island plants for Mueller, VIC, NSW

notes

 

FULLER, Amy Vardy

1869-1944

Singer, floral artist, craft-person, VIC

notes

portrait

FULLER, W.J.

 

 

 

 

FUNKE, E.A.

fl. 1915

Botanical lithographer

notes

 

 

Surnames (Family names) starting with:
A     B     C     D     E     F     G     H     I     J     K     L     M     N     O     P-Q     R     S     T     U-V     W     X-Y-Z


* = information contributed by the collector/illustrator themselves (to Willis et al) pre 1986

^^ = information from: George, A.S. (2009) Australian Botanist's Companion, Four Gables Press, WA.


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