Career

Collecting localities

Collections

 

Samsuri bin Ahmad

 

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

 

Born: 1936, Singapore.

 

career:

Plant Collector at the Singapore Botanic Gardens since 1968.

 

Collecting localities:

1962. Malaya: Accompanying Burtt & Woods to Bt Choping (Apr. 23-27), Bt Bintang (28), and from Apr. 29-May to P. Langkawi, Dayang Bunting, G. Raya, Telaga Tujoh. With UNESCO Limestone Expedition to Bertam, Gua Musang, Gua Paujang and Ulu Kelantan (July 22-Aug. 20). G. Jerai (Nov. 9-13), G. Pulai (24); G. Ledang (Dec. 2-9).-1964. Sabah (N. Borneo): Mt Kinabalu, joining the Roy. Soc. Expedition (see Corner and Chew Wee Lek) (Jan.-May).-1965. Malaya: G. Rapet, Tambun limestone, G. Pondok, Batu Tukang, Kp. Golok, Gua Puteri, led by Chin See Chung of the Univ. of Malaya (Mar. 9-14); with H. Singh in Maxwellís Hill areas in Taiping (May), Penang Hill area (15-17). Sarawak: G. Matang and Niah Cave with A.G. Alphonso (May 31-June 9).-1970. Malaya: Sg. Juasseh, Labis, with Heaslett (June); G. Panti & Sg. Panjang, Labis (July); Sg. Chabang Dua, Labis (Sept.); Jalan Mersing, Kluang (Oct.).-1971. Ulu Sg. Punkin, Lesong F.R., SW. Pahang with Whitmore (Feb. 16-20).-1972. With Heaslett to Ulu Sg. Segamat, G. Chabang Tiga, G. Besar (Feb. 17-22); P. Tioman, Bt. Penak (Sept. 17-18); with Heaslett to G. Panti East (Oct. 18).-1973. With Dransfield and Heaslett to G. Panti East (Jan.).

 

collections:

Herb. Sing. [SING]: > 792, with his own serial numbers. Dupl. distributed to Kew [K], Leiden [L], Arn. Arbor. [A], Lae [LAE], etc.