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Dasya naccarioides
Donor: Miss Margaret Alice Meyler , 1863-1962
Previous owner: Mrs Margaret Gatty , British, 1809 - 1873
Previous owner: Mrs Horatia Katharine Frances Eden , British, 1846 - 1945
Previous owner: Dr William Henry Harvey , Irish, 1811 - 1866
Place Object Found: Port Fairy
Department: Natural History
Accession Number: 2015.59.184
This specimen is part of a folio of pressed seaweeds collated by Margaret Gatty and her daughter, Horatia. Almost all of the contents of the folio were collected between 1850 to 1864. The specimen was collected at Port Fairy - a harbour in Victoria, Australia. It was almost certainly collected by the Gatty's close friend, William Henry Harvey, who studied in this area for many years.
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