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Rockhampton Botanic Gardens

Rockhampton Botanic Gardens

The Rockhampton Botanic Gardens has long been regarded as one of the finest regional botanic gardens in Australia. It was established in 1873 and the first Curator was James Edgar. Edgar planted an extenisve expermental gardens in the traidtion of economic botany to investigate suitable plants for the tropical environment. He also planted avenue of Bunya trees and Royal Cuban palms which are still prominent in the gardens.

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