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Hartley, Thomas Gordon

 

(Source: Flora Malesiana ser. 1, 5: Cyclopaedia of collectors, Supplement I)

(Source: Flora Malesiana ser. 1, 8: Cyclopaedia of collectors, Supplement II)

 

Born: 1931, Beaumont, Texas, U.S.A.

 

career:

Graduated in botany (B.S. 1955, Wisconsin State University; M.S. 1957, Ph.D. 1962, University of Iowa). From 1961-65 leader of C.S.I.R.O. Phytochemical Survey of New Guinea; 1965-71 Associated Curator of the Arnold Arboretum, Harvard.

University, Cambridge, U.S.A.; 1971- present Senior Research Scientist, C.S.I.R.O., Division of Land Research, Herbarium Australiense, Canberra, Australia.

He revised the genera Flindersia and Zanthoxylum.

 

Collecting localities:

1961. Territory of New Guinea: Morobe District (from Dec. 16), vicinity of Lae, in Markham Valley, Gurukor, Butibum R., Lae Botanic Gardens.-1962. Same localities near Lae and Oomsis Creek, Lake Bed below Red Hill, beach near Malahang; S and N of Mumeng, Lake Wanum, above Busu R.; Papua: between Brown and Laloki R. (Feb. 20); Terr. of New Guinea: vicinity of Lae, a.o. at Yalu, Bulolo, Edie Creek Rd, Zenag, Bewapi Creek, Burep R., Leron R., Bunga R., N and S of Garaina, Sopa near Garaina Singaua; Papua: Laloki R. (Sept. 5), 2 miles E of Rouna (6), below Rouna Falls (7), Kakoda Rd (10), E of Rouna (11), Laloki R. E of Sogeri (11-12), E of Rouna (13), Brown R. (15), Kakoda Rd (17), Laloki R. 15 miles NE of Port Moresby (21), 1 miles E of Subitana (24), Musgrave R. (25); Terr. of New Guinea: same localities in vicinity of Lae and besides at Crooked Creek SW of Bulolo, Patep R., Lae-Bulolo Rd.-1963. Beach area NE of Lae, between Busu and Butibum Rivers, Mt Salawaket (= ? Saruwaged) (Jan. 19-26), localities near Lae, track between Tymne and Wagau (Mar. 12-18, 21), Kuali Creek (26-Apr. 8), S of Wan, Bulolo River Gorge, Kaisenik, Bulldog Track above Edie Creek, Mt Kaindi SW of Wau (May 8-9), vicinity of Lae; Kainantu Subdistr., Eastern Highlands (July 3-Aug. 11); Kratke Range S of Aiyra, Eastern Highlands (Aug. 12); near Lae, Morobe District; Kainantu Subdistr., Eastern Highlands (Nov. 26-28); Morobe Distr., e.g. Mt Shungol (Dec. 10-17) 5 miles SW of Wagau, partly in his series collected by C.D. Sayers (Dec. 16-18).-1964. Morobe Distr. (Jan. 7, 8, 10, by C.D. Sayers) till Feb. 8; Papua: Mt Dickson, Goilala Subdistr. (Feb. 9-14); Terr. of New Guinea: near Lae (some numbers by Dzamo); Okapa Subdistr., Eastern Highlands (Sept. 24-30), Goroka Subdistr., Eastern Highlands (Oct. 9-14).-1972. Morobe Distr.; Eastern Highlands District.

 

collections:

3750 TGH nos (9600-13305, 13655-13699), partly collected by C.D. Sayers and a few by Dzamo; 1st set in Lae [LAE]; dupl. in private herb., Canberra [CANB], Harv. Bot. Mus. [A], Leiden [L], GRAY Herb. [GH], Nat. Herb. Wash. [US], Brisbane [BRI], and Kew [K].

Other collections were made in the U.S.A., Puerto Rico, New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory.