Collecting localities




Boxall, Richard


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

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


(cf. also William Boxall, ? identical)



Employed by the firm of Hugh Low and Co., to collect plants of horticultural value.


Collecting localities:

Malay Peninsula:1 Kedah Peak (with Sir Hugh Low) and the Settlements, about 1880.-Borneo.2-In 1891 Philippines3: in Samar and Mindanao.



Herb. Kew [K]: from Burma and Shan States (pres. 1890-91). In Herb. Vienna [W]: (? Philippine) orchids with Herb. Reichenbach.



(1) cf. Burkill in Gard. Bull. Str. Settlem. 4, 1927, nos 4-5.

(2) Cited by Merrill, Enum. Born. Pl., 1921, p. 157, as the collector of Dendrobium bostrychodes Rchb.f.

(3) A certain Boxall (without initials) is cited by Merrill as a botanical collector in the Philippines in Bull. Bur. ofAgr. Manila no 4, 1903, p. 30.