Story: Dobbie, Herbert Boucher

Herbert Dobbie

Herbert Dobbie

Botanist Herbert Dobbie retained an interest in ferns throughout his life, often travelling long distances to seek out new specimens. He variously worked as an engineering draughtsman, a stationmaster, an orchardist and a writer.

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John D. McCraw. 'Dobbie, Herbert Boucher', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1996. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/3d9/dobbie-herbert-boucher (accessed 20 October 2021)