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 1780s-1980s

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:
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RAE, Frederick James

1883-1941

Teacher, Gardens Director

 

 

RAE, M.M.

fl. 1950s-60s

 

 

 

RAEDER-ROITZSCH, J.

fl. 1957-60

Collector of sub-alpine bryophytes

 

 

RAFFERTY, Muriel Alma

1929-2021

Technician, Canberra Botanic Gardens Herbarium, ACT

notes

portrait

RAINBIRD John

1964 -

Botanical illustrator, Perth Herbarium 1980s, WA

notes

 

RALPH, Thomas Shearman

1813-1891

Microscopist, author, VIC

notes

 

RALSTON, ?Alexander ?James

 

 

 

 

RAMSAY, Edward Pearson

1842-1916

Zoologist, ornithologist, Australian Museum Director, plant collector, NSW, QLD, NT

notes

portrait

RAMSAY, Helen Patricia, Dr*

1928-

Bryologist

 

 

RAMSAY, Hilda Eileen, Mrs

1886-1961

Farmer, naturalist, private herbarium, mallee, VIC

notes

 

RAMSAY, Robert Garden

~1856-

Property owner, axeman, expeditioner, SA

notes

 

RANDELL, Barbara Rae, Dr*

1942-

Botanist

 

 

RANDELL, Samuel Joseph

1866-1942

 

 

 

RANFORD, Clint Jay

1963-

Eucalypt collector, WA

notes

 

RANKIN, Gillian Marea, Mrs*

1947-

Botanical illustrator, Qld Herbarium, QLD

notes

portrait

RANKIN, Heather

1949-

Botanical illustrator, art teacher

 

portrait

RANKIN, Madeleine Ousby
[= PARKER, Madeleine Ousby]

fl. 1973-84

Botanist with Commonwealth and NT governments, agronomist, NT

 

 

RAO, C.

 

 

 

 

RAO, R., Dr

fl. 1950

Palaeobotanist

 

 

RAPER, George

fl. 1760s-90s

Seaman, artist, First Fleet, NSW

notes

 

RATKOWSKY, Ann Vanessa*

1937-

Educationist

 

 

RATKOWSKY, David Allen*

1935-

Scientist

 

 

RATTE, F.

fl. 1880

Palaeobotanist

 

 

RAVEN, Peter Hamilton, Dr*

1936-

Botanist, Director of Missouri Bot. Gdns. USA; coll Aust 1970

notes

portrait

RAVEN, Tamra Engelhorn, Mrs*

1945-

Botanist

 

 

RAWES, Emma Maria

1867-1974

Collected for Mueller in VIC

notes

 

RAWLINSON, ?Thomas E.

-1882

Algae collector

 

 

RAWSON, J.E.

 

 

 

 

RAY, Miss

fl. 1840

Botanical artist, ?Glasgow, worked for Hooker, UK

notes

 

RAYMENT, Tarlton

1882-1964

Entomologist, naturalist, author, illustrator for Rica Erickson, WA

notes

 

RAYMONT, Mabel

fl. 1940s

Botanical illustrator, Adelaide, SA

notes

 

RAYNER, Joan

fl. 1950s

Botanical illustrator, 'Blackall & Greive', WA

notes

 

RAYNER, Robert Donald*

1930-

Engineering draughtsman, botanical photographic illustrator

 

 

RAYNOR

 

 

 

 

RAYSON, Patricia

fl. 1950s

Ecologist

 

 

READER, Edward

fl. 1880s

Seaman, amateur botanist, fencer, collector for Mueller, NSW

notes

 

READER [von REYDER], Felix Maximilian Franz

1850-1911

Botanist, especially cryptogams, pharmacist, NZ, VIC

notes

 

REDOUTE, Pierre Joseph

1759-1840

Painter, lithographer, Luxembourg, France, Europe

notes

portrait

REEDY, ?Michael

fl. pre-1875

Gardener, expeditioner, NSW, ?PNG

notes

 

REESE, L.

1920s

 

 

 

REEVES, Herbert Trethowan

1894-1963

Photographer, naturalist

 

 

REICHSTEIN, Thekla Anna Maud*

1936-

Horticulturist

 

 

REID, Derek A., Dr*

n.d.-extant

Mycologist

 

 

REID, N.F.

 

 

 

 

RElNBOLD, Theodor

-1918

 

 

 

REINECK, Eduard Martin

1869-1931

 

 

 

REISACHER, G.

fl. 1915

Botanical lithographer for K.Domin, Prague, Europe

notes

 

REISS, A.

fl. 1926-27

 

 

 

REMY

?fl.1830s-40s

 

 

 

RENFREY, Elizabeth (Lizzie), Miss

fl.1888

Collected for Mueller near Heywood, Portland Bay, VIC

 

 

RENNER, Gerhard

fl. 1840s

 

 

 

RETALLACK, Gregory, Dr

fl. 1960-85

 

 

 

REYDER, F.M. von, see READER

 

 

 

 

REYNOLDS, Sally T., Miss

fl. 1970s-80s

 

 

 

RICHARDS, Anne (Annie) Frances,   nee CRAFTER

1845-1930

Collected for Mueller in SA

notes

 

RICHARDS, Bryant, Dr

fl.1970s

 

 

 

RICHARDS, Christopher

fl. 1870s

Assistant to Mueller, collected for his exsiccatae in VIC

 

 

RICHARDS, J.

fl.1880s

 

 

 

RICHARDS, J.

fl. 1913-39

 

 

 

RICHARDS, Thomas Paul

1842-1915

Police trooper, outback SA

notes

 

RICHARDSON, David Horsfall Stuart, Dr

c.1942-

Botanist, lichenologist

 

 

RICHARDSON, John Matthew

?1797-1882

Convict, gardener, expedition collector, NSW, NZ, TAS, NT, Timor

notes

 

RICHARDSON, Mark M.

fl. 1980s

Botanist, botanic garden curator, consultant, SA, ACT, NT

notes

portrait

RICHARDSON, Robert G.

1944-

Agricultural scientist, weed ecologist, author, VIC

notes

 

RICHARDSON, Roxanne M., née SAWITSKY

c.1950-

Botanist, lichen collector

 

 

RICHARDSON-BUNBURY, Amelia Matilda, Mrs (née PRIES)

1863-1956

Horse breeder, wood carver  

 

 

RICHARDSON-BUNBURY, Diana, Miss 

1811-1898

Plant and algal collector, WA

notes

 

RICHE, Claude Antoine Gaspar

1762-1797

Naturalist on French D'Entrecasteaux voyage, WA

notes

 

RICHTER, Henry Constantine

1821-1902

English illustrator and lithographer, worked for John Gould, UK

notes

 

RIDLEY, Henry Nicholas

1855-1956

Singapore Botanic Garden Director, collected Christmas Island, CI

notes

portrait

RIDLEY, W.

 

 

 

 

RIECK, H.

 

 

 

 

RIEDERER, L.

fl. 1962

 

 

 

RIEDERER, R.

 

 

 

 

RIEDLE, Anselme

1775-1801

 

 

 

RIETMANN, Othmar

1831-1869

Swiss collector and author, arrived in Sydney 1858, NSW

 

 

RIETZ, [Du RIETZ], Gustaf Einar

1895-1967

 

 

 

RIGBY, John Francis

1927-

Palaeobotanist

 

 

RILEY, A.R.

fl. 1860s

 

 

 

RILEY, John J.

fl. 2000s

Shearer, botanical artist Australian orchids

notes

portrait

RINGROSE, R.C.

fl. 1917

 

 

 

RITTER, von, see HOCHSTETTER

 

 

 

 

ROADKNIGHT, W.

fl. 1892

 

 

 

ROBBINS, Frank

1902-1985

Teacher, botanist, geologist

 

 

ROBBINS, Ross Gordon

1919-

Botanist, botanic gardens curator, collector, NSW, PNG

notes

portrait

ROBERTS, J.F.

 

 

 

 

ROBERTS, Lewis

1950-

Naturalist, botanical illustrator, especially orchids, QLD

notes

portrait

ROBERTSON

fl. 1880s

 

 

 

ROBERTSON, Colin Charles

-1946

Sth African forester, briefly visited Australia looking at Eucalypts

notes

 

ROBERTSON, Enid Lucy, Mrs, nee ASHBY*

1925-2016

Botanist, phycologist, ecologist, SA

notes

 portrait

ROBERTSON, James

 

 

 

 

ROBERTSON, John George

1803-1862

Scotish-born pastoralist, collector, specimens at Kew, TAS, VIC, SA

notes

 

ROBERTSON, Rutherford Ness, sir

1913-

Botanist

 

portrait

ROBERTSON, William Naismith

-1844

Gardens Superintendent

 

 

ROBINSON, Adelaide Victoria

1884-1963

Collected for Mueller in VIC

notes

 

ROBINSON, Barrie

fl.1950-80

Teacher

 

 

ROBINSON, Chris

fl.1980-84

Honorary Curator of Kings Park Herbarium, WA

 

 

ROBINSON, C.S.

fl.1965-78

 

 

 

ROBINSON, G.D.

 

 

 

 

ROBINSON, George Augustus

1788-1866

Protector of Aborigines, TAS

 

 portrait

ROBINSON, Gerald H.

fl.1890s-1908

 

 

 

ROBINSON, Isaac

fl.1884

 

 

 

ROBINSON, Miss

fl.1894-99

Collected for Mueller in VIC

notes

 

ROBINSON, Thomas Alfred

1852-1943

 

 

 

ROCKLEY, Alicia Margaret, Lady,   nee AMHERST

1865-1941

Author, illustrator

 

 

ROCKLEY, Christine

fl. 2010s

Botanical and natural history artist, NSW

notes

 

RODD, Anthony Norman (Tony)

1940-

Herbarium botanist, author, NSW

 

 

RODEN, Robert [Bob]

fl. 1982

Illustrator

 

 

RODGER, Geoffrey James

1894-

Forester, Director-General of Forestry

 

 

RODWAY, Frederick Arthur, Dr

1880-1956

Medical officer, TAS, NSW

notes

portrait

RODWAY, Leonard

1853-1936

Dentist, botanist, author Tasmanian Flora, TAS

notes

portrait

RODWAY, Olive

 

 

 

 

ROE, John Septimus

1797-1878

Surveyor-General, explorer, WA

notes

 portrait

ROE, R.

fl. 1940s

 

 

 

ROGERS, Frederick James Charles*

1927- 

Author, teacher

 

 

ROGERS, Jean Scott

fl. 1926

Naturalist, wife of Richard Sanders Rogers, orchids, SA

notes

 

ROGERS, Keith Churchill

1896-1978

Farmer, naturalist

 

 

ROGERS, Richard Sanders, Dr

1862-1942

Physician, orchidologist, SA

notes 

portrait

ROGERS, Roderick Westgarth, Dr*

1944-

Ecologist, lichenologist, botanist, SA, QLD

 

 

ROGERS, Thomas

1827-1901

Cryptogamist

 

 

ROHRLACH, K.D.

fl. 1950s

 

 

 

ROMERO, Edgardo, Prof.

fl.1970-85

Palaeobotanist

 

 

ROOM, R.D.

fl. 1980s

 

 

 

ROPER, A. Miss

fl.1889

Collected for Mueller in TAS

 

 

ROSIER, Stanley Bruce, Rt Rev.*

1928-

Anglican Bishop, naturalist

 

 

ROSS, Agnes R.

 

 

 

 

ROSS, Elese, Mrs

fl. 1960s

 

 

 

ROSS, Estelle M., Mrs*

1952-

Botanist

 

 

ROSS, James Henderson, Dr

1941-

Taxonomic botanist, VIC

 

portrait

ROSS, Mary,     née KEYES    (also as 'Miss Mary ROSS)

1840-1872

Collected for Mueller in QLD

notes

 

ROSS, William John Clunies-, see CLUNIES-ROSS

 

 

 

 

ROSS-CRAIG, Stella

1906-

Artist, botanical illustrator, London, UK

notes

 

ROSSER, Celia Elizabeth*

1930-

Botanical illustrator, artist

notes

 portrait

ROSSETTO Maurizio

fl. 2000s

Geneticist, evolutionary ecologist, NSW

 

portrait

ROSSITER family

 

 

 

 

ROSSITER, Elizabeth

 

 

 

 

ROSSITER, Olive Blanche, Mrs

 

 

 

 

ROTH, Walter Edmund, Dr

1861-1933

Anthropologist, explorer

notes

portrait

ROTHERHAM, Edward Russell*

1923-2009

Professional photographer, wildflower photos, illustrator, author, VIC

notes

 

ROTHERY, Henry Cadogan

1817-1888

Pteridologist

 

 

RÖTHIG, Karl (Carol)

1807-1844

Artist, engraver, Germany, never came to Aust.

 

 

ROWAN, Marian Ellis, Mrs,     née RYAN

1847-1922

Flower painter, Aust, PNG, USA, based in VIC

notes

 portrait

ROWLANDS, Evan J.

1934-1971

Teacher, lecturer

 

 

ROYCE, Robert Dunlop*

1914-2008

Botanist, phycologist, Herbarium Curator, WA

notes

 

ROZEFELDS, Andrew C.F.

1960-

Botanist, palaeobotanist, palaeontologist

 

 

RUBENACH, Leslie Francis

1931-

Postmaster, orchid collector, photographer, TAS

notes

portrait

RUDDER, Augustus

1828-1904

Forestry officer, NSW

notes

portrait

RUDDER, W.

 

 

 

 

RUDGE, Anne

fl. 1800s-1920s

English botanical artist, UK

notes

 

RULE, Kevin James

1941-

Teacher, interested in eucalypts, VIC

notes

 

RUMMEL, L.

?1837-1904

Botanical illustrator for Mueller, VIC

notes

 

RUMMERY, Edward George

1877-1958

Forester, north coast NSW

notes

 

RUMSEY, Herbert John

1866-1956

Lecturer, seedsman, seed seller, NSW

notes

 

RUPP, Herman Montague Rucker, Rev.

1872-1956

Anglican clergyman, orchidologist, TAS, VIC, NSW

notes

 portrait

RUSDEN, G.W.

fl. 1859

 

 

 

RUSSELL, Hugh

fl. 1896

 

 

 

RUTTER, Alfred

fl. 1894-95

Teacher

 

 

RYAN, Kathleen Emily Margaret

1890-1970

Collected for Mueller in WA.

notes

 

RYAN, Clara Oakley, Mrs,   nee GRAHAM

1866-1945

Collected for Mueller in WA

notes

 

RYDER, V., Miss

fl.1920-30

 

 

 

RYE, Barbara Lynette, Dr,   nee POWELL*

1952-

Herbarium botanist, WA

notes

portrait

RYLAND, Annie Eliza

1850-1934

Collected for Mueller in VIC

notes

 

RYLAND, James Herman

fl.1880s

Collected for Mueller in VIC

 

 

RYLEY, Malcolm John

1953-

Plant pathologist, collected fungi, QLD

 

 

 

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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