Black, J. M. (John McConnell) (1855-1951)

Also known as
Black, J. M. (1855-1951)
Black, John McConnell (1855-1951)
Field of activity
Botanist; Botanical collector
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Biographies

John McConnell Black (1855-1951), botanist, was born on 28 April 1855 at Wigtown, Scotland, third of four children of George Couper Black, procurator fiscal and banker, and his wife, Ellen, née Barham....

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John Black, originally a journalist and linguist who investigated Aboriginal languages, turned to botany in the early 1900s and published (1909) and (1922-1929; 2nd edition 1943-1948).

Born Wigtown, Scotland, 28 April 1855. Died Adelaide, 2 December 1951. MBE 1942. British Linen Co. Bank, Edinburgh; Oriental Bank, London; migrated to South Australia 1877; wheat farmer, Baroota, South Australia 1878-83; staff of the "South Australian Register"; senior reporter and editorialist, the "Advertiser" till 1903; Hansard reporter on a sessional basis until 1929; concentrated on botany from 1903; wrote "The Naturalised Flora of South Australia' (1909) and "The Flora of South Australia", published in four parts in 1922-29and revised 1939-51; honorary lecturer in systematic botany, University of Adelaide 1927. Verco Medal, Royal Society of South Australia 1930; Mueller Memorial Medal, Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science 1932; Natural History Medallion, Field Naturalists' Club of Victoria 1944; W.B. Clarke Memorial Medal, Royal Society of New South Wales 1946. Active participant in the International Botanical Congress, Cambridge, 1930; president, Royal Society of South Australia 1933-34.

  • Taxonomy event - Eucalyptus viminalis var. diversifolia J.M.Black [synonym]
  • Taxonomy event - Eucalyptus baxteri var. pedicella J.M.Black [synonym]
  • Taxonomy event - Eucalyptus incrassata var. protrusa J.M.Black
  • Award - Sir Joseph Verco Medal
  • Award - The Mueller Medal
  • Taxonomy event - Eucalyptus obliqua L'Herit. var. megacarpa Blakely. Black was joint collector of the type.
  • Award - Appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire
  • Award - The Australian Natural History Medallion
  • Award - The Clarke Medal

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Black, John McConnell
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Black, John McConnell (1855-1951), botanist
    Robertson, Enid
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1979
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 7, 304-305
  3. One Hundred Years of Systematic Botany in South Australia.
    Black, J. M.
    Published: 1936
    Series: Proceedings of the Royal Society of South Australia, lx, xxxi-xxxiv
  4. Myrtaceae. Eucalyptus incrassata var. protrusa J.M.Black. Flora of South Australia Part 3.
    Black, J.M.
    Published: British Science Guild, South Australian Branch, Adelaide, 1926
    Series: Flora of South Australia., 421
  5. Flora of South Australia.
    Black, J. M.
    Published: British Science Guild, South Australian Branch, Adelaide, 1922
  6. The Study of Australian Eucalypts
    McCarthy, Gavan; Smith, Ailie; Moje, Christine; Rigby, Rebecca
    Published: eScholarship Research Centre, 2013
  7. Australian Plant Collectors and Illustrators
    Fagg, Murray
    Published: Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria (CHAH), 2010
  8. Supplement to J.M. Black's Flora of South Australia (second edition, 1943-1957)
    Eichler, Hansjorg
    Published: British Science Guild, South Australian Branch, Adelaide, 1965
  9. The naturalised flora of South Australia
    Black, J. M.
    Published: J. M. Black, Adelaide, 1909
  10. Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)
    Published: Australian National Botanic Gardens, 2012
  11. 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

Resources by J. M. Black (37)

  1. Memoirs of John McConnell Black : Editorial committee: E.C.Black and others
    Black, J. M. (John McConnell), 1855-1951
    [ Book : 1971 ]
    At 3 libraries
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  2. Memoirs of John McConnell Black
    Black, J. M. (John McConnell), 1855-1951
    [ Book : 1971 ]
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  3. Papers of Marjorie Andrew
    Andrew, Marjorie
    [ Unpublished : 1907-1951 ]
    At State Library S Aust
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  4. John McConnell Black
    Black, J.M (John McConnell), 1855-1951
    [ Unpublished : 1875-1953 ]
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  5. The diaries of John McConnell Black / edited by his granddaughters Marjorie Andrew and Shirley Clissold
    Black, J. M. (John McConnell), 1855-1951
    [ Book : 1986-2003 ]
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  6. Flora of South Australia. J.P. Jessop and H.R. Toelken, editors
    Black, J. M. (John McConnell), 1855-1951
    [ Book, Government publication, Periodical : 1900-2019 ]
    Languages: English;Undetermined;ete;ned, [6 others]
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    Flora of South Australia. J.P. Jessop and H.R. Toelken, editors
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  7. Flora of South Australia. Part I, Lycopodiaceae-Orchidaceae / by J.M. Black. - 3rd ed. / revised and edited by John P. Jessop
    Black, J. M. (John McConnell), 1855-1951
    [ Book : 1978 ]
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  8. Language of the Everard Range tribe
    Black, J. M. (John McConnell), 1855-1951
    [ Book : 1915 ]
    At AIATSIS Collections
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  9. Flora of South Australia : part III : Callitrichaceae-Plumbaginaceae
    Black, J. M. (John McConnell), 1855-1951
    [ Book : 1900 ]
    Languages: English;Undetermined;lis, [2 others]
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  10. Vocabularies of three South Australian native languages - Wirrung, Narrinyeri and Wongaidya / by J.M. Black
    Black, J. M. (John McConnell), 1855-1951
    [ Book : 1917 ]
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  1. Memoirs of John McConnell Black : Editorial committee: E.C.Black and others
    Black, J. M. (John McConnell), 1855-1951
    [ Book : 1971 ]
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  2. [Biographical cuttings on John McConnell Black, botanist and author, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
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  3. Memoirs of John McConnell Black
    Black, J. M. (John McConnell), 1855-1951
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  4. John McConnell Black
    [ Photograph : 1902 ]
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  5. Marjorie and Clara Andrew with John McConnell Black
    [ Photograph : 1942 ]
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  6. Papers of Marjorie Andrew
    Andrew, Marjorie
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  7. The diaries of John McConnell Black / edited by his granddaughters Marjorie Andrew and Shirley Clissold
    Black, J. M. (John McConnell), 1855-1951
    [ Book : 1986-2003 ]
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  8. Birthday picnic at Bridgewater
    [ Photograph : 1904 ]
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  9. Beach party at Port Noarlunga
    [ Photograph : 1905 ]
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  10. Aboriginal names and uses of plants in the Ooldea region, South Australia
    Johnston, T. H. (Thomas Harvey)
    [ Book : 1942 ]
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  1. Robertson, Enid Lucy, (AM) (1925-2016)
    Systematic botanist
    ... of J. M. Black's Flora of South Australia (1965) and wrote the substantial section on seagrasses for ...
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  2. Royal Society of South Australia (1880-)
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  3. Royal Society of New South Wales (1866-)
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  1. Supplement to J. M. Black's Flora of South Australia (second edition 1943-1947) / by Hansjoerg Eichler
    Eichler, Hansjörg
    [ Book : 1965 ]
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  2. Naturalised flora of South Australia / John Mcconnell Black
    Black, John McConnell
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  3. The annotated constitution of the Australian Commonwealth / by John Quick and Robert Randolph Garran
    Quick, John Sir 1852-1932
    [ Book : 1901-2014 ]
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    Dostoyevsky, Fyodor, 1821-1881
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    Languages: English;Russian;Chinese;Turkish, [11 others]
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  1. Index page
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Monday 31 December 1945 [INDEX Jul 1945-Dec 1945] p vi

    Government Gazette Index And Contents

    ... , J., 2219; Agland, W., 2259; Albery, Rubie M., 2259; Alicow, J., 1610; Allman, E. McC., 1610 ... ; Mavnai'd, W. II., 1289; Madigan, J., 3430; McLeod, L., 1430; Mo ran, W., 3430; Morris, Daisy M., 1430; M ... 3243 words
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    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Monday 19 March 1900 [Issue No.238 (SUPPLEMENT)] p 2231

    Government Gazette Appointments And Employment

    ... , Granville .». M. T. Madigan, Acting Postmaster, Manly A. T. Gale, Postmaster, Paddington A. H. Mc ... , Hay H. H. Connell, Acting Clerk of Petty Sessions, Glebe... W. Or. A. Hilder, Postal Assistant ... 597 words
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