Queensland Acclimatisation Society

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The Queensland Acclimatisation Society (QAS) was an acclimatisation society based in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia which operated from 1862 to 1956. Its primary interest was in the introduction of exotic plants to Queensland, both for economic and ornamental purposes.[1]

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  1. ^ "Queensland Acclimatisation Society". Queensland Historical Atlas. Retrieved 19 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "PERSONAL.". The Brisbane Courier. National Library of Australia. 3 August 1918. p. 15. Retrieved 7 March 2014.