The Flower Chain: The Early Discovery of Australian Plants

By Jill, Duchess of Hamilton & Julia Bruce


The chapters are:

Terra Australis Incognita; the plant hunters; the origins of Australia’s plants; the scurvy coast; the Dutch; William Dampier; Joseph Banks & The Endeavour; botanists in Botany Bay; disaster & home; Cook returns to the South Seas; a forgotten florilegium; the settlement of Australia; mutiny; the British & the French in Botany Bay; the surgeon, the convict & the gentleman; the French discovery of Australian flora; Australia at Malmaison; Australia cirumnavigated; the fate of the flower chain.

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