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1. “I send you some specimens I gathered on Mt. Rochfort. The large white flowered one is Gentiana obovata (new species). It grows at an elevation of 3000 ft. and the radical leaves are like rosettes, and several stems grow from one root, forming a most beautiful clump.” Gentian obovate now G. Townsoni.
2. Veronica buxifolia. An abundant shrub on the mountain ranges of the North and South Island. Alt. 2000 to 4000 ft. but descends to sea-level in Stewart Island and George Sound.