Brown, R. — Dr. D.J. MABBERLEY (see Bibliography) reported that several of Brown’s publications are antedated by preprints, e.g. pamphlets associated with Horsfield’s Plantae javanicae rariores, On the Asclepiadaceae, Observations on the natural family of plants called the Compositae, Chloris melvilliana, On the female flower and fruit of Rafflesia arnoldi (!) and on Hydnora africana, Botanical appendix to Captain Sturt’s expedition to Central Australia. Drake del Castillo, E. — Ms. Dr. M.-H. SACHET (see Bibliography) reported that there is an earlier edition of the Flore de la Polynésie française, and that many of his new taxa were previously published in his Illustrationes.