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At the meeting of the Eoyal Botanic Society recently an interesting sweej ; -s;c6iifced fern from the Societys garden was exlii^ited. The perfume closely resembles that of {fresh hay; and, like it, is retained after the froud is dry, and lasts for many months, if not years, imparting its fragrance to anything in contact with it. The Secretory thought it might be grown as a source of perfume by amateurs, tf not commercially. 4s yet it appeared to be little known in collections of exotic ferns.

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 5, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XII, Issue 6552, 18 April 1890

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 5 Ashburton Guardian, Volume XII, Issue 6552, 18 April 1890

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