From Frederick Bailey   11 October 1878

Robert St Brisbane

Oct 11th 1878

Baron von Mueller


My dear Sir

Let me hope that long before this can reach you that you will have recovered from your sad sickness. I have just received a letter from the Palmer1 stating that the lemon scented Ironbark is not yet in flower but that as soon as it does flower I shall receive some specimens which I shall of course send to you I send by todays post a few either new things or new for habitats2 hoping to hear soon your obliged

F. M. Bailey

Palmer River, Qld.
In his notebook, Bailey recorded under this date, ‘Baron Mueller sent specimens of a new form of Daviesia corymbosum or a new species from Eight Mile Plane Also Acacia hispidula Willd. & Notelaea ovata from same place.’

Please cite as “FVM-78-10-11a,” in Ɛpsilon: The Ferdinand von Mueller Collection accessed on 20 September 2021,