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SPECIES OF PLANT ENDEMIC TO NEW ZEALAND
Barker's Hebe; Barker's hebe; Hebe barkeri

Barker's mill         
  • Robert Barker, 1744 medal by [[Jacques-Antoine Dassier]], the reverse side mentioning his membership of the [[Royal Society]]
PHYSICIAN AND FELLOW OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY, DIED 1745
Barker's Mill
·- A machine, invented in the 17th century, worked by a form of reaction wheel. The water flows into a vertical tube and gushes from apertures in hollow horizontal arms, causing the machine to revolve on its axis.
Robert Barker (physician)         
  • Robert Barker, 1744 medal by [[Jacques-Antoine Dassier]], the reverse side mentioning his membership of the [[Royal Society]]
PHYSICIAN AND FELLOW OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY, DIED 1745
Barker's Mill
Robert Barker (died 1745) was a British physician and inventor. He was a Fellow of the Royal Society from 1732.
Bark mill         
  • The Beith Bark Mill
  • Launceston]] (image from the [[Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office]] - TAHO)
  • Bark mill - 1892 illustration in ''[[Popular Science Monthly]]'' Volume 41
ALSO KNOWN AS CATSKILL’S MILL
Bark Mills; Bark Houses; Bark houses; Bark house; Bark House; Bark mills; Bampton Bark Mill; Bark Mill; Beith Bark Mill; Mill on the Fleet; Farcot’s bark-cutting machine; Weldon’s bark-grinding mill; Wiltze’s mill; Catskill’s mill; Bark-grinding mill; Barking mill; Tanbark mill; Tannin factory; Catskill’s mills
Bark mills, also known as Catskill's mills, are water, steam, horse, ox or wind-powered edge mills Bark Mills Retrieved : 2011-02-03 used to process the bark, roots, and branches of various tree species into a fine powder known as tanbark, used for tanning leather. This powdering allowed the tannin to be extracted more efficiently from its woody source material.

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Veronica barkeri

Veronica barkeri, synonym Hebe barkeri, is a species of plant in the family Plantaginaceae. It is endemic to the Chatham Islands. It is threatened by habitat loss.