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Author Harvey, William H. (William Henry), 1811-1866, collector

Title Algae from Ceylon, Friendly Islands and Australia : collected during the years 1852, '53, '54 and '55 / by William H. Harvey
Published 1858


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 ADPML SPFOL  571.298 Har/Afc *  LIB USE ONLY
Description 6 unnumbered pages, 5 pages, 1 unnumbered page, 133 leaves of plates : illustrations ; 45 cm
regular print
Contents List of Dr. Harvey's duplicate Ceylon algae. The specimens were chiefly collected on the South Coast, either near Belligam or near Galle ; a few were obtained at Trincomalee -- List of Dr. Harvey's duplicate Friendly Island Algae. The specimens were collected at Tongatabu, Lifuka or Hapai, and Vavau, chiefly on coral reefs. Some are from the muddy, mangrove-bordered shores of lagoons, and grew on the submerged mangrove stems -- List of Dr. Harvey's duplicate Australian algae. The habitats, indicated by the letters, are as follows: -- A refers to the area of Freemantle, Western Australia. B., King George's Sound. C., Cape Riche, Western Australia. D., Port Fairy, Victoria. E., Port Phillip Heads, Victoria. F., Brighton Beach, Port Phillip. G., Geelong, Port Phillip. H., Western Port, Victoria. J., Georgetown, Van Dieman's Land. K., Port Arthur, Van Dieman's Land. L., Port Jackson, New South Wales. M., Newcastle, New South Wales. N., Kiama, New South Wales. O., Auckland, New Zealand
Summary Algae specimens mounted on 133 leaves preceded by printed pages with caption title: (1) List of Dr. Harvey's duplicate Ceylon algae ; (2) List of Dr. Harvey's duplicate Friendly Island Algae ; (3) List of Dr. Harvey's duplicate Australian algae
Notes Scrapbook of mounted pressed algae specimens individually named and mounted on cards placed in an album. It includes information on where the specimens were collected
Subject Algae -- 19th century -- Specimens.
Algae -- Sri Lanka.
Algae -- Tonga.
Algae -- Australia.