Collecting localities




Carlquist, Dr Sherwin


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



Associate Professor of Botany at Claremont University, and anatomist-palynologist-phylogenist of the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Gardens, California.

In 1962 he travelled 14 months in the Pacific (incl. Society Is. and New Guinea) and had plans to do further collecting in tropical Queensland, and Indonesia, financed by a National Science Foundation Grant.

He wrote a book on natural history, based upon his trip and research.1


Collecting localities:

Terr. of New Guinea. In 1963 he accompanied P. van Royen (see there) on a trip from Lae to Rawlinson Range and Saruwaket (Feb. 20-Mar. 3); Mt Piora, 3719 m, W of Lae with E. Henty etc. (Mar. 9-13).



850 nos of dried and pickled material, particularly of Scaevola, Stylidiaceae, etc. 



(1) S. Carlquist: ‘Island Life’ (New York 1965).