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+ Dr Nancy Tyson Burbidge (1912 – 1977)

Dr Nancy Tyson Burbidge (1912 – 1977)

Nancy Tyson Burbidge was a systematic botanist and Curator of the Herbarium, CSIRO Division of Plant Industry, 1946-73. She published Flora of the ACT with Max Gray and several other books on Australian plants. Founding member and twice president, National Parks Association of the ACT and prominent in lobbying for the Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve and Namadgi National Park. Commemorated by an altar-frontal, showing banksias and honey-eaters, in St Michael's Anglican Church, Mount Pleasant, Perth and by the Nancy T. Burbidge Memorial, an amphitheatre in the National Botanic Gardens, Canberra.

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Dr Nancy Tyson Burbidge (1912 – 1977)
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