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Daniel Carlsson Solander

Also known as: Daniel Charles Solander.

Botanist. Sailed with Cook's first expedition, 1768-1771.

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Dr D. C. Solander (1736–1782) Title Page of Dr Solander's Manuscript — Translated, this reads: — The First Fruits of the Flora of New Zealand — Or — Catalogue of Plants Collected in the North and South Islands — of New Zealand from 8th october to 31st March AD 1769 and — 1770 — ‘Eahei no Mauwe’ and ‘T'avai Poenammoo’ are Solander's (and Cook's) way of writing the Maori prases ‘he ahi no Maui’ (a fire of Maui) and ‘Te Wai-Pounamu’ (the water of greenstone). Cook adopted these names for the North and South Islands, though he …

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