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HMS Challenger (1872-76)
23 December 1874 - 23 December 1874
Agrostis delislei Hemsl.
23 December 1874
Amsterdam Island, French Southern and Antarctic Lands
This particular specimen was NOT collected by HMS Challenger but by D' l'Isle on a French expedition for the observation of the transit of Venus. It is described in the Challenger Botany reports and there are diagrams on the sheet drawn by a Challenger member.