Ferdinand Von Mueller collection

Australian Plant Species

The Ferdinand Von Mueller collection of Australian plant specimens is a three volume set of dried and mounted native plant specimens, titled:

Educational Collections of Australian Plants under the auspices of the Victorian Government issued by Baron Ferd. Von Mueller CMG MD PhD FRS

They had been collated and presented to selected Institutions in Victoria, during the period when Von Mueller was the director of the Melbourne Botanical Gardens and the herbarium from 1873 (vol.1), 1875 (vol.2), and 1876 (vol.3).

The collection is part of the Ballaarat Mechanics’ Institute listed Heritage Collection, and is available for limited inspection by request to the Librarian.

 

Complete catelogue of plant specimens

List of specimens in the three volumes in the collection. They are sorted (ABCD) in the order they appear in the volumes.  Also available on request on a CD with photos of each entry.

The following books by Von Muller are in the BMI Heritage Collection:

The plants indigenous to the colony of Victoria

MUELLER Ferdinand von

580 MUE

1860-62

Fragmenta phytographiae Australiae

MUELLER Ferdinandus

581 MUE

1862

Fragmenta phytographiae Australiae

MUELLER Ferdinandus

581.994 MUE

1862

Fragmenta phytographiae Australiae

MUELLER Ferdinandus

581 MUE

1864

The vegetation of the Chatham-islands

MUELLER Ferdinand von

581.9 MUE

1864

The native plants of Victoria succinctly defined

MUELLER Ferdinand von

581.9 MUE

1879

Iconography of Australian species of acacia

MUELLER Ferdinandus Von

580 MUE

1887

Iconography of candolleaceous plants

MUELLER Ferdinandus 

580 MUE

1892

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