Career

Collecting localities

Collections

Biographical data

 

Lamington, Lord (= Ch.W.A. Napier Ross Cochrane Ballie)

 

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

 

Born: 1860. Died: 1940.

 

career:

English statesman who travelled in Siam and Honkong; from 1896-1901 Governor of Queensland. He returned to England in 1901 and filled the office of Governor of Bombay from 1903-07.

F.M. Bailey named some plants after him.

 

Collecting localities:

SE. New Guinea: arrival at Port Moresby with Sir W. MacGregor and H.M. Nelson (Apr. 25, 1898); boat tour along the coast (itiner. and liter. cf. sub F.M. Bailey), Lamington making a short cut from Milne Bay to Mullinís Harbour (May 2).

 

collections:

Herb. Brisbane [BRI]: some plants collected during the above-mentioned trip (for literature concerning the plants cf. sub F.M. Bailey).

 

biographical data:

Backer, Verkl. Woordenb., 1936.