Collecting localities



Browne, Francis George


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

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


Born: 1907, Cape Town, S. Africa.



Was educated in forestry at Edinburgh (B.Sc. 1928); in 1929 appointed Assistant Conservator of Forests, Malaya; since 1951 Conservator of Forests, Sarawak. Left Borneo about 1959 and accepted a post in charge of the West African Timber Borer Research Unit. He later repatriated.

Author of ‘Forest Trees of Sarawak and Brunei’ (1955).


Collecting localities:

1929-51. Malay Peninsula: mainly in Perak, Pahang, and Kelantan.-From 1951 onwards. NW. Borneo, Sarawak: in various localities.



From the Malay Peninsula in Herb. Kepong [KEP], numbered in the Forest Dept Series (C.F. nos); Sarawak specimens (few) in Herb. Kuching [SAR], numbered in the Sarawak Forest Dept series.