To Frederic Bonney   16 June 1881



Your plants are, dear Bonney,

1, Hibiscus Sturtii, Hooker1

2, Solanum eremophilum, F.v.M.2

3, Lepidium, in bud only.3

4, Indigofera brevidens, Bentham.4

Regardfully your

Ferd. von Mueller.


Hibiscus Sturtii

Indigofera brevidens


Solanum eremophilum

Annotation: 'Mauve flower whitish leaf near Sturts Waterhole Depot Glen'.
Annotation: 'Red prickles on leaf solanum found near Mt Murchison Station'.
Annotation: 'Edible herb favorite of natives cooked in oven by them. Saw it at [...] cooking'.
Annotation: 'with pea like flower'.

Please cite as “FVM-81-06-16b,” in Correspondence of Ferdinand von Mueller, edited by R.W. Home, Thomas A. Darragh, A.M. Lucas, Sara Maroske, D.M. Sinkora, J.H. Voigt and Monika Wells accessed on 28 September 2023,