Fitzgerald, William Vincent (-1929)

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Fitzgerald, William Vincent (1867-1929)
Field of activity
Prospector; Botanical collector; Botanist
NLA Persistent Identifier
https://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1476308

Biographies

William Fitzgerald was a member of the 1903 Western Australian Royal Commission on Forests, chairman of the State Forests Advisory Board 1904 and a member of the Kimberley Trigonometric Survey 1905. He died while exploring the Bismark Ranges in Papua. William Fitzgerald collected for Ferdinand Mueller and Joseph Maiden, and described several Eucalyptus specimen. He was also known through his excellent work on orchids.

  • Taxonomy event - Eucalyptus diptera C.R.P.Andrews. Fitzgerald collected the type
  • Taxonomy event - Eucalyptus accedens W.Fitzg.
  • Taxonomy event - Eucalyptus pyriformis Turcz. var. elongata Maiden (= E. pyriformisTurcz. (1849)), Fitzgerald collected the type
  • Taxonomy event - Eucalyptus houseana W.Fitzg. ex Maiden
  • Taxonomy event - Eucalyptus collina W.Fitzg.
  • Taxonomy event - Eucalyptus fitzgeraldii Blakely was named for Fitzgerald

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Fitzgerald, William Vincent
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. The Study of Australian Eucalypts
    McCarthy, Gavan; Smith, Ailie; Moje, Christine; Rigby, Rebecca
    Published: eScholarship Research Centre, 2013
  3. Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)
    Published: Australian National Botanic Gardens, 2012
  4. Australian Plant Collectors and Illustrators
    Fagg, Murray
    Published: Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria (CHAH), 2010
  5. Botanists of the Eucalypts: short biographies of people who have named eucalypts, whose names have been given to species or who have collected type material
    Hall, Norman
    Published: CSIRO, Melbourne, 1978

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