Career

Collecting localities

Collections

 

Russell Jr, De Kalb

 

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

 

Born: 1918, Washington, D.C., U.S.A.

 

career:

B.A.ís degree from University of Virginia in 1941; spent 4 years with the U.S. Army doing active service in the Southwest Pacific; at present studying dentistry at the George Washington University.

 

Collecting localities:

1943. In Papua: Port Moresby (Febr.); and in the Mandated Territory (NE. New Guinea): from Oro Bay (March, Apr., May); Soputa (June): Morobe (July-Sept.); Dobodura and Ulatta, vicinity of Oro Bay (last part of Sept.).

 

collections:

U.S. Nat. Herb. Wash. [US]: 455 specim. incl. ferns from New Guinea (c. 200) and Australia (Queensland); dupl. of the ferns (especially collected at Morobe) in Herb. Brisbane [BRI].