Nancy Tyson BURBIDGE
Born: 5 August 1912
Died: 4 March 1977
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Description: Nancy Tyson Burbidge was a systematic botanist and Curator of the Herbarium, CSIRO Division of Plant Industry, 1946-73. She published Flora of the ACT with Max Gray and several other books on Australian plants. Founding member and twice president, National Parks Association of the ACT and prominent in lobbying for the Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve and Namadgi National Park. Commemorated by an altar-frontal, showing banksias and honey-eaters, in St Michael's Anglican Church, Mount Pleasant, Perth and by the Nancy T. Burbidge Memorial, an amphitheatre in the National Botanic Gardens, Canberra. Biographical details from Bright Sparcs: <a href="http://www.asap.unimelb.edu.au/bsparcs/biogs/P002283b.htm" target="_blank">http://www.asap.unimelb.edu.au/bsparcs/biogs/P002283b.htm</a> Date: 22 October 2009 Source: http://www.scienceimage.csiro.au/image/11025 Author: Colin Totterdell, CSIRO Rights holder: CSIRO Licensing: This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license.
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