Eighth Meeting. 4th October, 1871.
Julius Haast, Ph.D., F.R.S., President, in the chair.
New member.—J. A. Bird.
The Rev. James Wilson proposed, “That Messrs. Palmer and Wilkin act as Auditors.” Seconded by Dr. Barker, and carried.
Valuable presents of books were laid on the table, from Mr. George Hart, Dr. Powell, and the Director of the Colonial Museum.
1. The President exhibited a collection of British Algœ, very nearly complete, presented to the Museum by Dr. Gray, of the British Museum.
2. “On some New Species of New Zealand Plants,” by J. F. Armstrong. (See Transactions, p. 224.)
3. “On the Naturalized Plants of the Province of Canterbury,” by J. F. Armstrong. (See Transactions, p. 284.)