S2A3 Biographical Database of Southern African Science

Walsh, Lionel Henry (poisonous plants)

Born: Date not known, Place not known.
Died: 1918, Place not known.

Lionel H. Walsh passed the matriculation examination of the University of the Cape of Good Hope in 1898. He was the author of South African poisonous plants; being notes on South African plants posoinous to stock, with particulars of symptoms and treatment (Cape Town, 1909, 54p). This booklet represents an early attempt to cover all the indigenous plants known to cause stock losses. It gives both vernacular and botanical names.

List of sources:
Henning, M.W. Animal diseases in South Africa (Vol. 2). CNA, 1932.

National Automated Archival Information Retrieval System (NAAIRS). . Documents relating to Walsh, Lionel Henry / Walsh, L.H.

South African bibliography to the year 1925. London: Mansell, 1979.

University of the Cape of Good Hope. Calendar, 1903/4.

Compiled by: C. Plug