Career

Collecting localities

Collections

 

Kaul, Robert Bruce

 

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

 

Born: 1935, Faribault, Minnesota, U.S.A.

 

career:

Ph.D. Univ. of Minnesota (1964); Associate Professor of Botany, Univ. of Nebraska in Lincoln, U.S.A.; his special interest is aquatic monocotyledons.

He collected in Sabah together with Abbe, Bogles and Meijer, as a field research assistant to Prof. Abbe, with an NSF grant. Besides the tropics, Europe, the Near East, and Japan was visited.

He published on the morphology, ontogeny, phylogeny, evolution, etc., specially in connection with aquatic plants.

 

Collecting localities:

1961. India (Sept. 21-Oct. 6); Ceylon: Colombo (Oct. 23); Malaya: Singapore, Cameron Highlands, Penang, Fraserís Hill, Kuala Lumpur (Oct. 3l-Jan. 21, 1962).-1962. Sabah: Mt Kinabalu (Feb. 2-23); Philippines: Luzon: Baguio, Quezon Prov. (Mar. 3-17).

 

collections:

Tagaceae for Prof. Abbe and material for his thesis. In Herb. Minnesota [MIN], nos 1706-2124, mainly aquatic monocotyledons; dupl. in Herb. Lae [LAE] and Herb. Edinb. [E]