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National Herbarium of Victoria, Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne

Marsilea drummondii (Nardoo) collected at Cooper's Creek

Reproduced with permission from the State Botanical Collection, Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne

 

Plant specimens collected on the expedition

Hermann Beckler, the expedition's doctor, was also its botanist.  He collected many plant specimens which returned to Melbourne and were deposited with the National Herbarium of Victoria at the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne.

Read about the botany of the Burke and Wills expedition.

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