30th March 1834

(With nothing happening for another week, for the next few days some drawings from artist Conrad Martens' Sketchbooks from the voyage)

[Caryophyllia sp. Elizabeth Island, Straits of Magellan]

The flowers are coloured brown inside, yellow-brown outside, with a white bar across the centre. The plant has a tall thin stem, coloured brown, and grey-green mottled leaves, ovate in shape. The root system is shown in detail, coloured pale brown.

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