Blaxell, Donald Frederick (1934-)

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Botanist; Botanical collector; Taxonomist
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A botanist with an interest in eucalypts and orchids, Donald Blaxell, with Lawrence Johnson and Ian Brooker, was a joint author of many Eucalyptus species Together with Lawrence Johnson and Lindsay Pryor, he collected eucalypt specimens in eastern Australia. His writings on eucalypts were published in (formerly ) He has been on the staff of the University of New South Wales until he joined the New South Wales National Herbarium in 1968. From 1974-1975 he was Australian Botanical Liaison Officer at the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, London. Donald Blaxell named many more species of Eucalyptus than indicated here. Eucalyptus blaxellii (L.A.S. Johnson & K.D. Hill 1992) was named in his honour.

  • Career position - Joined the National Herbarium of New South Wales, Sydney
  • Taxonomy event - Eucalyptus sphaerocarpa L.A.S.Johnson & Blaxell
  • Taxonomy event - Eucalyptus paliformis L.A.S.Johnson & Blaxell
  • Taxonomy event - Eucalyptus sclerophylla L.A.S.Johnson & Blaxell
  • Taxonomy event - Eucalyptus rupicola L.A.S.Johnson & Blaxell
  • Career position - Australian Botanical Liaison Officer, Kew Royal Botanic Gardens, London

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  1. Blaxell, Donald Frederick
    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. Eucalypts: A Celebration
    Wrigley, J. and Fagg, M.
    Published: Allen & Unwin, Crows Nest Australia, 2010
  4. Systematic studies in the eucalypts 11. New taxa and combinations in Eucalyptus Section Dumaria (Myrtaceae)
    Hill, K.D., Johnson, L. A.S. and Blaxell, D.F.
    Published: 2001
    Series: Telopea, 9, 2, 259-318
  5. New Taxa and Combinations in Eucalyptus - 4.
    Johnson, Lawrence A.S. and Blaxell, Donald F.
    Published: 1980
    Series: Telopea, 1, 6, 395-397
  6. Forest tree series (1970 - 1984)
    [various]
    Published: Forestry and Timber Bureau, CSIRO Division of Forest Research, Canberra, 1970
  7. The International Plant Names Index (IPNI)
    Published: 2012

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  1. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (1759-)
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  3. The University of New South Wales (1958-)
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  1. COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC SERVICE. Examination No. 506. TO ENABLE TELEGRAPH MESSENGERS TO QUALIFY FOR PROMOTION TO A HIGHER POSITION IN THE GENERAL DIVISION. Held, 2nd May, 1914.
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    ... Frederick Bronsdon, Roy Bussell, Osborne Canavan, Edward Kercher Clarke, William Boy.. Cobcroft, Alan Roy ... , Ray Grogan, Oliver Vincent Gurd, Claud Nicholas Keneally, Daniel McSweeney Last, Philip Blaxell C. Law ... 598 words
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  2. Marriage Act 1961-1966, Section 115 LIST OF AUTHORISED CELEBRANTS AS AT 1 JANUARY 1967
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Monday 4 September 1967 [Issue No.77] p 4827

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    ... Grahame, Reverend Croucher, Rowland Cameron, Pastor Crowhurst, Donald Frederick, Reverend Curtis, John ... , Frederick Donald, Reverend Buckingham, Roy Muir, Reverend Buckman, John Sydney Vernon, Reverend Burgess ... 111274 words
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  3. APPOINTMENTS Chief Secretary's Department
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 13 February 1970 [Issue No.19] p 467

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    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Friday 1 December 1944 p 1 Family Notices
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    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Monday 24 May 1943 p 1 Family Notices
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  3. UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE. PRIMARY EXAMINATION, 1910.
    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Monday 31 October 1910 p 2 Article
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