Career

Collecting localities

Collections

 

Floyd, Alexander Geoffrey

 

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

 

Born: 1926, Hampton, Vict., Australia.

 

career:

Was appointed Assistant Botanist at Lae, NE. New Guinea, in 1953. He resigned in 1955.

 

Collecting localities:

Collecting in New Britain, Bismarck Archipelago, in July/Aug. 1954, when seconded to Dr Ward Goodenoughís Anthropological Party in W. Nakanai, c. 50 miles E of Talasea, especially for identifying and recording the native uses of plants.

 

collections:

He contributed to the N.G.F. series (see there) [LAE].