posted on 2023-11-22, 08:30authored byRichard Austin Bastow
In popularly written botanical handbooks the Hepaticae are usually not described, the authors chiefly confining their attention to plants of larger growth. The phanerogamous plants receive full notice ; the Ferns and Lycopods may also be described ; but here the line is usually drawn. The Mosses, Hepaticae, Lichens, and Fungi are dismissed with some such remark as that they are distributed throughout the world, and are of no economical importance ; or that they form beautiful transition from low to high organisation, and that they are evascular. Includes extensive illustrative figures
Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
In 1843 the Horticultural and Botanical Society of Van Diemen's Land was founded and became the Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science in 1844. In 1855 its name changed to Royal Society of Tasmania for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science. In 1911 the name was shortened to Royal Society of Tasmania..