Collecting localities



Biographical data


Barnard, Basil Henry Francis


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

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


Born: 1874, Gatton, Somerset, England. Died: 1953, Clevedon, Somerset, England.



Was educated at Keble College, Oxford. According to his own information he entered the Forest Service in 1898. In the Forest Department, 1898 [1896 in F.M. 1,1]-1929, chiefly in Perak, where he collected specimens of forest trees, etc. (cf. Burkill in Gard. Bull. Str. Settlem. 4, 1927, nos 4-5).

He is the author of a paper on forestry.1

Elaeocarpus barnardii Burk. was named after him.


Collecting localities:

Malay Peninsula: Perak, Pondok Tanjong Forest Reserve, Taiping; in May 1909 on G. Kerbau with M. Haniff.2



Herb. Penang = Sing. [SING]. Also in Kuala Lump. [KEP]. See also ‘Conservator of Forests’.



(1) ‘Forestry in the Malay Peninsula’ (Ind. Forester 56, 1930, p. 191-196).

(2) H.N. Ridley: ‘Plants from G. Kerbau, Perak’ (Journ. Fed. Mal. Stat. Mus. 6, 1915, p. 43-62).


biographical data:

Mal. For. 17, 1954, p. 3-4.