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ASBS Newsletter

Number 167, June 2016

Contents

  • From the President
  •      ASBS 2016 Conference 2629 September, Alice Springs. . . . .1
  •      Australia a global centre of plant species discovery.. . . . .1
  •      Nominations for Council. . . . .1
  • Annual conference
  •      Alice Springs in September. ASBS 2016 Annual Conference update!. . . . .2
  • Eichler Research Fund reports
  •      Molecular phylogenetics of Elaeocarpus L. (Elaeocarpaceae) with a focus on New Guinea species. . . . .4
  • Positions vacant
  •      New herbarium positions. . . . .8
  •      Notice of 2016 Annual General Meeting. . . . .8
  • Articles
  •      Preserved liquid transfer at the Queensland Herbarium. . . . .9
  • News
  •      New Botanic Gardens Director in South Australia. . . . .12
  •      Retirement. . . . .12
  •      Special State Herbarium symposium at South Australian science conference. . . . .12
  •      Top 10 species 2016. . . . .12
  •      Self-constructing plants. . . . .13
  •      Data archiving requirement for Australian Systematic Botany. . . . .13
  • Award
  •      Orchid award. . . . .13
  • Web sites of interest
  •      The Long Now Foundation. . . . .13
  •      GardenDrum. . . . .13
  •      The Conversation. . . . .14
  • Point of view
  •      Sci-Hub making academic papers behind paywalls freely available. . . . .14
  • ABRS report. . . . .15
  • Artists' corner
  •      Margaret Flockton Award. . . . .16
  •      Rare animal prints for SA Museum from BM. . . . .16
  •      Lesueur and Petit paintings from Baudin Expedition on display. . . . .16
  • Coming meetings
  •      Economic botany today: plants and people a master class. . . . .16
  • Obituaries
  •      Lyndley (Lyn) Alan Craven 3 September 194511 July 2014. . . . .17
  •      Memories of Lyn Craven. . . . .31
  •      Lyn Craven (19452014) thanks for all the curries and the support. . . . .32
  •      Vale Lyn Craven. . . . .33
  •      Lyn Craven, good botanist and friend. . . . .34
  •      Corresponding with Lyn Craven. . . . .35
  •      Lyn Craven. . . . .36
  • Death notices
  •      Ian Brooker (19342016). . . . .38
  •      Enid Robertson (19252016). . . . .38
  • Book reviews
  •      The big book on the Bauers. . . . .39
  •      Letters of Allan Cunningham. . . . .48
  •      Notice. 2016 Membership Fees. . . . .50
  •      Standing on shoulders. . . . .51
  •      A pleasure in grass identification. . . . .57
  •      A love of Australian rainforest woods. . . . .58
  •      A practical guide to Perth's charismatic flora. . . . .59
  •      A lifetime spent exploring the Wild West. . . . .60
  •      Spot characters for identifying Malesian plants. . . . .62
  • New books
  •      Flora of the Cook Islands. . . . .65
  • Miscellanea
  •      The Morphology of Steve. . . . .66
  • Chapter conveners. . . . .67
  • Contacting major Australasian herbaria and systematics institutions. . . . .67
  • ASBS publications. . . . .68
  • About the Society and becoming a member. . . . .69
  • About the Newsletter: contributions, advertisements and the Editors. . . . .69

 

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