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Nikau Palms and tree ferns, New Zealand [picture] / Josiah Martin
Bib ID 2254105
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Martin, Josiah, F.G.S
 
Online Versions
Description 1894 or 1895 
1 photograph : albumen ; 21.0 x 15.0 cm. 
Series

Album of the Boileau family's voyage from England to Australia in 1894-1895.

Biography/History

New Zealand's only palm tree, nikau, is the southernmost palm in the world. Its prolific clusters of scarlet fruit are an important source of food for birds.

Notes

In: Album of the Boileau family's voyage from England to Australia in 1894-1895.

Title devised by cataloguer from caption and inscriptions.

Inscriptions: "606 J.M. - Nikau & tree ferns"--On image lower right. "JM Auckland"--Embossed on image lower right.

Condition: Losses lower right. Discolouration upper right.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-138627528

Subjects Palms -- New Zealand -- Photographs.  |  Ferns -- New Zealand -- Photographs.

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