Collecting localities


Biographical data


Low, James


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

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


Died: 1852



Lieutenant-Colonel in the Madras Army, who joined the Penang establishment in 1818, and later (1823-40) was in civil charge of Province Wellesley; subsequently Assistant Resident at Singapore; in 1850 returned to Europe.

Author of ‘A dissertation on the soil and agriculture of Penang’.


Collecting localities:

Malay Peninsula, Kedah: Kedah Peak (1836).



Herb. Kew [K]: a few plants. Also dupl. in Herb. Edinb. [E], incl. ferns with Herb. Greville.


biographical data:

Dict. Nat. Biogr. 34, p. 183; Burkill in Gard. Bull. Str. Settlem. 4, 1927, nos 4-5.