Members Reports and Photos
PRAEGER CENTRE, national botanic gardens, 7 FEBRUARY 2015
LEADER: DeCLAN DOOGUE
An Introduction to Species Plantarum
Declan outlined the historical background and sources contributing to the development of Species Plantarum by Carl Linnaeus in 1753, as well as giving an appreciation of the recently-published major work of Charlie Jarvis “Order out of Chaos”.
Short Presentations and Exhibits
A Mayo Horsetale (Gerry Sharkey)
Gerry brought us up-to-date on his recent researches into the occurrence of Equisetum variegatum, E. hyemale, and their hybrid E. x trachyodon in Co. Mayo.
A Hawkweed new to Ireland (Rosaleen Fitzgerald).
Recently published books (Pat Lenihan).
Selected items from the DNFC Library (David Nash).
Ray's Cambridge Flora Ray's Cambridge Flora Boccone
Ray's Catalogue Dillon's edition of Ray
Threlkeld subscribers Threlkeld
Critica Botanica Flora Lapponica Genera Plantarum
Oland and Gotland Kamchatka Species Plantarum
Withering Flora Scotica Walter Wade Thuillier
Welsh Botanology Sloane Herbarium Order out of Chaos
Hans Sloane Hawkweed Atlas Hieracium loretiae
Flora Europaea Equisetum x trachyodon
Photographs © P. Lenihan
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