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 1700s – 2000

Based on the list  published by J.H. Willis, D. Pearson, M.T. Davis, and J.W. Green, Western Australian Herbarium Research Notes Number 12, August 1986.
Enhanced with information from George, A.S. (2009) Australian Botanist's Companion, Four Gables Press, WA.

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Surnames (Family names) starting with:
A     B     C     D     E     F     G     H     I     J     K     L     M     N     O     P-Q     R     S     T     U-V     W     X-Y-Z

D'ALBERTIS, Luigi Maria, Count

fl. 1873

 

 

portrait

D'ALTON, St Eloy 

1847-1930 

Engineer, botanist, Little Desert, VIC

notes

portrait

DAEMEL [DÄMEL], C. F. Eduard 

c.1821-1900

German entomologist, explorer, plant collector, NSW, QLD

notes

portrait

DAHL, Eiliff 

 

Lichen collector

 

 

DAHL, Klaus Bjarne

1898-1993

Forester, eucalyptologist, philanthropist, Norway, VIC

notes

 

DAINTREE, Richard 

1831-1878 

Government Geologist, photographer, VIC, QLD

notes

portrait

DAINTREY, Edwin 

1814-1887 

Solicitor, microscopist, amateur botanist, NSW

notes

portrait

DAKIN, Edward Thomas 

1897-1955 

Gardener

 

 

DALE, B.A., Mrs 

fl. 1939

 

 

 

DALE, Robert

1810-1853

Military officer, explorer, artist, timber merchant, WA

notes

 

DALEY, Charles 

1859-1947 

Teacher, historian, author

 

 

DALEY, Nicholas

1882-1963

School teacher, QLD

notes

 

DALLACHY, John 

?1803-1871 

Gardens director, field, collector, VIC, QLD.

notes

 

DALTON, J.C.

 

 

 

 

DALTON, S.M.

 

 

 

 

DALY, Barbara Granville

1925-2020

Nurse, naturalist, volunteer plant diarist, ANBG, ACT

notes

portrait

DAMPIER, William 

1652-1715 

Ship's Commander, privateer, explorer, writer, WA

notes

 portrait

DANA, James Dwight, Prof. 

1813-1895

Biologist/geologist, Professor at Yale University, US Exploring Expedition, NSW

notes

portrait

DANE 

fl. 1895

 

 

 

DANES, Jeri [George] Vaclav, Dr 

1880-1928 

Geologist

 

 

DANGER, W.J. 

fl. 1860s

 

 

 

DANGERFIELD, Barry

1933-2005

Horticulturist, botanic gardens manager, VIC, NSW, QLD

notes

 

DANIEL, E. 

fl. 1860S

 

 

 

DANIELL, Thelma Christine, Mrs (née JOHNSON) 

fl. 1930s 

Artist

 

 

DANIELS, Lindsay James 

1932- 

Agriculturist

 

 

DARBY, S. 

fl. 1890S

 

 

 

DARBYSHIRE, Nerelie

1920-

Watercolour wildflower painter, WA

notes

 

DARBYSHIRE, Paul J. 

fl. 1960s

CSIRO Div Land Research and Regional Survey, ACT

 

 

DARE, Miss

fl.1889

Collected for Mueller in WA

 

 

DARLING, Elizabeth, Lady 

fl. 1830s 

Artist

 

 

D'ARNAY, Edna

fl. 1960s

Lab technician CSIRO, assistant to N.Burbidge, ACT

notes

 

DARNELL-SMITH, George Percy, Dr 

1868-1942 

Agricultural microbiologist

 

 

DARWIN, Charles Robert 

1809-1882 

Natural scientist, philosopher, author (Aust 1836), NSW, TAS, WA

notes

portrait

DASHORST, Gilbert Roelof Maria

1956-

Botanical illustrator, Adelaide Botanic Gardens, SA

notes

portrait

DAVENPORT, A. 

fl. 1870s-1900s

 

 

 

DAVEY, Eleanor Alice (Nellie), Miss

1862-1907

Collected for Mueller, including algae, in SA

notes

 

DAVEY, James 

fl. 1980s 

Botanist

 

 

DAVEY, Trevor 

fl. 1977

 

 

 

DAVID, Tannatt William Edgeworth 

1858-1934 

Geologist, Antarctic explorer 

 

portrait

DAVIDSON. Alexander 

fl. 1886

 

 

 

DAVIDSON, D.

 

 

 

 

DAVIDSON, J.

 

 

 

 

DAVIDSON, William 

fl. 1820-30 

Garden superintendent

 

 

DAVIES, C. 

fl. 1890s

 

 

 

DAVIES, Charles

1814-1888

Medical practitioner, naturalist, politician

 

portrait

DAVIES, Fay E.

fl.1980s

Technician, Canberra Botanic Gardens Herbarium, ACT

 

 

DAVIES, Olive Blanche

1884-1976

Botanist, botanical illustrator collaborated with A.J. Ewart, VIC, NT

notes

 

DAVIES, Richard Henry, Rev. 

fl. 1830s-1887

Reverend, plant collector in TAS

notes

 

DAVIS, Dorothy Gwenda Louise *, 

1911-1993

Botanist, Assoc. Prof., New England Uni, NSW, TAS

notes 

 

DAVIS, H.

 

 

 

 

DAVIS, Harrold Consett Fosbery, Dr* 

1913-1944 

Botanist, army officer, collected in Kimberley, WA

notes

portrait

DAVIS, J. 

fl. 1886

 

 

 

DAVIS, Mervyn Twynam, Miss* 

1916-1985

Landscape architect

 

 

DAWES, William

1762-1836

First Fleet Royal Marine, illustrated plants, NSW

notes

 

DAWSON, James 

fl. 1876-99 

Surveyor, NSW

notes

 

DAY, George Porter 

fl. 1870-90s

 

 

 

DAY, J. [or E.]

 

 

 

 

DEANE, Henry

1847-1924 

Railways engineer, geologist, botanist, palaeobotanist, NSW, WA, SA

notes

portrait

DECAISNE, Joseph

1807-82

French botanist, did not visit Australia

notes

portrait

DE BEUZEVILLE, W.A.W., see BEUZEVILILE

 

 

 

 

DE BOULEY, see BOULEY

 

 

 

 

DE CAUX, G., see CAUX

 

 

 

 

DEFLANDRE, Geoges, Dr 

fl. 1950-60 

Palynologist

 

 

DE JERSEY, Noel J., Dr 

fl. 1940-80s 

Palynologist

 

 

DE JONCHEERE, Gerardus Johannes 

1909-1989 

Businessman, amateur, pteridologist

 

 

DE KOK, Rogier Petrus Johannes

1964-

Herbarium botanist, in Australia 1998-2002, at Canberra, ACT

notes

portrait

DELILE, Euthalia

fl. 1825-1840

French botanical illustrator, did not visit Australia

notes

 

DELISSER, E. Alfred, Capt. 

fl. 1860s

Squatter, surveyor

 

 

DELL, Bernard, Dr.  

1949- 

Botanist, ecologist, university lecturer, consultant, WA

notes

 

DELL, Edgar Thomas  

1901-2008

Artist, painter of wildflowers seaman, WA

notes

portrait 

DELLAR, C., Mrs

fl.1890-91

Collected for Mueller at Avoca, VIC

 

 

DEMARZ, H.

 

 

 

 

DE MOLE, Fanny Elizabeth

1835-1866

Flower painter migrated to Aust in 1857, Adelaide, SA

notes

portrait

DE NARDI, Jan Christina, Mrs, (née MORROW*) 

1937–2022

Botanist, QLD Herbarium, UNSW Herbarium, QLD, NSW

 

 

DE LA CAMARA, Chevalier A. see CAMARA 

 

 

 

 

DE LA TOUR, J.B.L.T. LESCHENAULT, see LESCHENAULT

 

 

 

 

DEMARZ, Herbert

late 1900s

Seed collector for Kings Park Botanic Gardens, WA

 

 

DEMPSTER, Andrew 

1843-1909 

Pastoralist

 

 

DEMPSTER, J. Keith

fl.1960s

Victorian naturalist. VIC

 

 

DEN HARTOG, C. see HARTOG

 

 

 

 

DENDY, Arthur, Prof. 

1865-1925

Biologist, writer

 

 

DENHAM, Henry Mangles, Adm. Sir 

1800-1887

Naval surveyor, including Aust and Sth Pacific (1852-61), Aust, NZ

notes

 

DENISON, William Thomas, Sir 

1804-1871 

Colonial Governor

 

 

DENNIS, Jean

1938-

Botanical artist, especially Brachychiton

 

 

DE PANNEMAEKER, Pieter

fl.1890s

Belgian artist and printmaker (didn't visit Australia)

notes

 

DE SALIS, Miguel

fl.2010s

Herbarium botanist, algae, vascular, TAS

notes

portrait

DETTMANN, Mary Elizabeth, Dr 

1935- 

Palynologist

 

 

DEVIS [DE VIS], Charles Walter 

1829-1915 

Naturalist, palaeontologist

 

 

DEVLIN, Mary Barbara, Miss 

1916- 

Artist

 

 

DICK, Thomas

1877-1927

Oyster farmer, ethnographic photographer, NSW

notes

portrait

DICKER, Charles William Hamilton 

1855-1912 

Church of England clergyman, artist, amateur botanist

 

 

DICKINS, Herbert Peabody

1872-1963

Wildflower painter, VIC

notes

 

DICKINSON, James 

fl. 1887

 

 

 

DIELS, Friedrich Ludwig Emil, Dr

1874-1945

German botanist, author, gardens director, with E. Pritzel in Aust 1900-1901, WA

notes

portrait

DIEN, Claude-Marie-Francois

1787-1865

Engraver for plant illustrations of Labillardiere, (didn't visit Aust).

notes

 

DIEN, J.B.

fl. 1799-1827

French botanical engraver, (didn't visit Aust)

notes

 

DIETRICH, Koncordia Amalia   (née NELLE)

1821-1891 

German museum collector, botanist, in Aust for 10 years from 1863, QLD

notes 

portrait 

DIETRICH, F.W.S., see SEMPER, C.G.

 

 

 

 

DILLEWAARD, Handricus (Hans) Alouisius

1957-

Herbarium staff, QLD

notes

 

DILLON, Louis George

1868-1961

Seed collector, farmer, NSW, WA

notes

 

DILLON, W.H. 

fl. 1894

 

 

 

DITTRICH, Herbert, Lieut. 

fl. 1885-6 

Pastoralist(?), collector, linguist(?)

notes

 

DIXON, J.E.

 

 

 

 

DIXON, Kingsley Wayne, Dr 

1954- 

Horticultural botanist, WA

 

 

DIXON, Mary (May), Miss 

c.1874-1950

Collected for Mueller in QLD

notes

 

DIXON, Samuel 

1841-1927 

Ecologist

 

 

DIXON, W.A. 

fl. 1903-05

 

 

 

DOBSON, Andrew Thomas, Dr* 

fl. 1970s 

Botanist

 

 

DOBSON, Frank Stanley, Hon. Dr 

1835-1895 

Lawyer, politician

 

 

DOBSON, Henry, Hon. Dr 

1841-1918 

Lawyer

 

 

DOBSON, William Lambert 

1833-1898 

Judge

 

 

DOCKRlLL, Alick W.* 

1915-2011 

Orchidologist, herbarium keeper, north Qld, PNG

notes

portrait

DOGGRELL, R.H. 

fl. 1920s-30s

 

 

 

DOHERTY, Michael

fl. 1990s

Ecologist

notes

 

DOING, Henk

fl. 1960s

Ecologist, from Holland, in Canberra in 1960s. ACT

 

 

DOLL, G.

 

 

 

 

DOMBROVSKIS, Peter

1945-1996

Environmental and botanical photographer, TAS

notes

portrait

DOMIN, Ella

fl. 1925-1930

Botanical illustrator, Europe (did not visit Australia)

notes

 

DOMIN, Karel, Prof. 

1882-1953 

Czech botanist, author, Aust. 1909-1910, NSW, QLD

notes 

portrait

DONALDSON, E.

 

 

 

 

DONALDSON, Agnes Adelaide   (née ELMS)

1865-1948

Collected for Mueller in QLD

notes

 

DONALDSON, Stuart Alexander, sir 

1812-1867

 

 

 

DONALDSON, Stuart

fl. 1990s

Horticulturalist, botanic gardens, Canberra, ACT

 

 

DONELLY, G. 

fl. 1980s

 

 

 

DONNER, Nikolay (Nik)

1921-2011 

Botanist, Adelaide Herbarium, SA

notes

portrait

DONNELLY, Rosemary

1956-

Botanical artist, watercolour, VIC

notes

 

DONOVAN, Mrs

fl.1896

Collected for Mueller in WA

 

 

DONOVAN, William

1861-1939 

Forester

notes

 

DOODY, John

fl. 1790s

Convict (Norfolk Island/Sydney), botanical illustrator, NSW

notes

 

DORAN, Ph. 

fl. 1891

 

 

 

DORE, Margaretta

fl.1900-02

Watercolour artist, dried wildflower pictures, WA

 

 

DORMAN 

fl. 1960s

 

 

 

DORRIEN-SMITH, Arthur Algernon, Major 

1876-1955 

Horticulturalist, author, naturalist

notes

 

DORRINGTON, Annie

1866-1926

Amateur botanical artist, WA

notes

portrait

DORWARD, Reginald Allan

1924-

Timber getter, sawmil owner, SA

notes

 

DOUGLAS, John Gordon George, Dr 

1929-2007 

Geologist, palaeobotanist

 

 

DOVEY, Leonard G. 

fl. 1920s-30s

Botanist Qld Herbarium, collected in Rosedale area, QLD

 

 

DOWLING, Bill

1942-

Orchid collector, conservationist, NSW

notes

 

DOWLING, R. 

fl. 1970s 

Botanist

 

 

DOWLING, S.P. 

fl. 1889 

Algae collector

 

 

DOWNES, Susan, (née PAUST*) 

1949- 

Botanist

 

 

DOWNING, Alison J.

1970s-2020s

University botanist, Cryptogams at Macquarie University, VIC

notes

portrait

DOWSON, Walter John 

1887-1963 

Mycologist

 

 

DRAKE, Sarah Ann

1803-1857

Lindley's botanical illustrator, Britain (not Aust.)

notes

 

DRAKE-BROCKMAN, Grace Vernon - see BUSSELL, Grace Vernon

 

 

 

 

DRIFFIELD 

fl. 1870s

 

 

 

DRUMMOND, James 

1786-1863 

Government Botanist, explorer, WA

notes 

portrait

DRYSDALE, G. 

fl. 1892

 

 

 

DU RIETZ, Gustaf Einar 

1895-

 

 

 

DUGUID, Angus W.

fl.1990-2020s

Arid zone botanist, ecologist, fire, wetlands, NT

notes

 

D'URVILLE, Jules Sebastien Cesar Dumont, Admiral 

1790-1842 

Explorer, botanist

notes

portrait

DUCKER, Sophie Charlotte 

1909-2004

Botanist, phycologist, botanical historian, VIC

notes

portrait

DUDLEY, L.R. 

fl. 1940s 

Forest Assessor

 

 

DUFF, John 

1845-?1912 

Forest Inspector

 

 

DUIGAN, Suzanne L.,

1924-1993 

Botanist, palaeobotanist, VIC

notes

portrait

DUKE, Norm

fl. 2000s

Mangrove botanist, QLD

notes

portrait

DULHUNTY, Annie   (née McKILLOP)

c.1843-1934

Collected for Mueller in NSW

notes

 

DULHUNTY, J.A. 

fl. 1940-50 

Palynologist

 

 

DUMARESQ, Mrs   probably Charlotte

fl.1869

Collected for Mueller in TAS

notes

 

DUMONT D'URVILLE, J.S.C.

1770-1840

French naval explorer, NSW, VIC, WA, TAS

notes

portrait

DUN, W.S. 

fl. 1890-1930 

Geologist, palaeobotanist

 

 

DUNCAN, Betty Dallas, Mrs* 

1922- 

Botanist

 

 

DUNCAN, Elizabeth Jane   later Mrs MORRELL

1865-1949

Collected for Mueller in WA

notes

portrait

DUNCAN, Peter M. 

fl. 1960-80 

Engineer

 

 

DUNCKLEY, Delysia (Del)

fl. 1980s

Botanical illustrator, ACT

notes

 

DUNDAS, Patricia

1952-

Botanical illustrator, WA

notes

portrait

DUNLOP, Clyde Robert 

1946- 

Herbarium botanist, ACT, NT

notes

portrait

DUNN, Christopher John

1959-

Herbarium technician, NSW

notes

 

DUNN, Edward John 

1844-1937 

Geologist

 

 

DUNN, William 

1860-fl.1921 

Forester, NSW, QLD

notes

 

DU PUY, David J.

1958-

English herbarium botanist, orchids, Christmas Island, CI

notes

portrait

DURACK, K.M. and M.P.

 

 

 

 

DUREA, Keith Francis

1905-1975

Business man, VIC, WA

notes

 

DURRINGTON, Lorraine Rosebeth

1948-

Botanist, ecologist, medical practitioner, QLD

 

portrait

DUTKIEWICZ, Ludwik*  

1921-2008

Botanical illustrator, Adelaide Bot Gdns, SA

notes

 

DUTTON, Charles 

fl. 1900s

 

 

 

DUTTON, Francis Staker 

1816-1877 

Politician, Premier, SA

 

 

D'URVILLE DUMONT, J.S.C.

1770-1840

French naval explorer

notes

portrait

DUZE

 

 

 

 

DWYER, Margaret - see: BATES, Daisy May

 

 

 

 

DWYER, Joseph Wilfred, Right Rev. Dr 

1869-1939 

Roman Catholic priest, NSW

notes

 

 

 

Surnames (Family names) starting with:
A     B     C     D     E     F     G     H     I     J     K     L     M     N     O     P-Q     R     S     T     U-V     W     X-Y-Z


* = information contributed by the collector/illustrator themselves (to Willis et al) pre 1986

^^ = information from: George, A.S. (2009) Australian Botanist's Companion, Four Gables Press, WA.


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