Vegetation of Lord Howe Island

  title={Vegetation of Lord Howe Island},
  author={W. Botting Hemsley},
THERE is nothing absolutely new to announce concerning the flora of this remote islet; but what has been published is in the form of Government reports, which have a comparatively restricted circulation, and many persons who would be interested in their contents are unaware of their existence. And even when one knows of the existence of such reports, it is often difficult to procure them. Through the intermediary of Sir Saul Samuel, Agent-General for New South Wales, the library of the Royal… 
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