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From Frederick Bailey

 

Peduncles 2 ft erect the flowering parts above the top leaves of plant Plant 4 ft or a little more high I send you the top of a leaf on which there were ten more pinnae leaf more than 2 ft long

In haste

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I made this plant out from a leaf sent to Mr Bernays and now it is flowering in Bowen Park1 raised from seed Mr B. received I believe at the same time2

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please to notice the bracteoles

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Footnotes

The property of the Acclimatisation Society of Queensland in Brisbane.
At bottom right of sheet, separated from the remainder of the text by a line, Bailey has written ‘top of leaf’.

Please cite as “FVM-05284,”εpsilon: The Ferdinand von Mueller Collection accessed on 21 November 2019, https://epsilon.ac.uk/view/vonmueller/letters/FVM-05284