Wellington Botanical Society Bulletin 2012

The botanically-inclined may find something of interest in the just-published Wellington Botanical Society Bulletin. Number 54 includes:

  • the uses of some common native plants.
  • notes on the propagation of native plants.
  • accounts of the diatoms and bryophytes recorded during the 2011 bioblitz on Mana Island.
  • the use of names in botany.
  • detailed accounts of the Owhiro Stream area and Makara Foreshore Reserve.
Mänuka, Leptospermum scoparium. One of many native plants put to many uses. Captain Cook used it with rimu to make beer.

Mänuka, Leptospermum scoparium. One of many native plants put to many uses. Captain Cook used it with rimu to make beer.

The Bulletin is distributed free to the Society’s members, or available for separate purchase.

Website of the Wellington Botanical Society.

Articles from earlier numbers are freely downloadable from this website.

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