On a Specific Case of Leaf-Variation in Coprosma Baueri.

Wellington: John Mackay, GPO, 1906.

Price: $350.00

About the item

Offprint from Transactions of the New Zealand Institute. Vol. XXXVIII, 1905. pp. 341-344. 1 vols. 8vo. Blue printed wrapper. Stapled.

Item #302312

Inscribed on upper cover, "Dr. --Pranseau with L. Cockayne's Compliments."

The Dictionary of New Zealand Biography sums up Cockayne's achievements: He "was one of the most influential of New Zealand's scientists. Although lacking formal training, he made important and original contributions to botany, stimulating research and thought both locally and overseas. His extensive international contacts provided an exchange of knowledge and material then unusual in New Zealand science, and his knowledge of the relevant scientific literature was comprehensive. He dominated New Zealand science between 1900 and 1934, and his influence persists in his published works, many of which remain the standard accounts of New Zealand's vegetation"