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Digitising the legacy of Banks, Solander, and 250 years of Australian botany

The collection of scientific specimens in the National Herbarium of NSW - all 1.4 million of them - will be photographed at high resolution and made available online in a digital archive of Australian plant life for scientists and the public. The specimens, some collected by Joseph Banks, Daniel Solander and Ludwig Leichhardt, represent over 250 years of effort to document the plants of Australia.

Read more in this article from the ABC.

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