Collecting localities



Saunders, John Campbell


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

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


Born: 1930, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia.



Educated at Sydney University; from 1954 Botanist-ecologist with Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Division of Land Research and Regional Survey, Canberra, A.C.T.


Collecting localities:

New Guinea. 1954. Papua, Northern and Milne Bay Distr.: Uiaku to Waiowa Volcano and back (July 12-16); Iuaiu to Amarida on the lower Musa River, along Musa to Guruguru, to Wanigela (19-Aug. 3); Fona to Aku (7); Aku to Mt Trafalgar and Mt Victory and back (9-13); Tufi to Mt Trafalgar to Sinapara (16-18); Uwe to Mt Vicotory to Wanigela (20-23); Baniara-Tapio-Pem-Medino-Ruaba River-Koabagira-Mopuna (31-Sept. 15); Kirikirikona, Tarakoruru (17-21); Kewansasap, Kwagira River, Baiawa (25-Oct. 1); Sinapa (3-5).-1955. Mandated Territory, Madang Distr.: Ramu valley, c. 8 km SE of Faita airstrip, detailed ecological study of rainforest on NE. slopes of Bismarck foothills.-1957. Central Highland.-1958. Lower Ramu River.-1959. Lower Sepik R.-His last collection in 1962 in Central District, Papua.



Herb. Canberra (C.S.I.R.O.) [CANB]: nos 1-180 (coll. 1954), nos 181-565 (coll. 1955); dupl. distributed to Lae [LAE], Leiden [L], Arn. Arb. [A], Kew [K], Brit. Mus. [BM], Brisb. [BRI], U.S. Nat. Herb. Wash. [US], Melb. [MEL], Sydn. [NSW], Bog. [BO], Philip. Nat. Herb. [PNH], and Geneva [G].

Wood samples deposited with the Div. of Forest Products, C.S.I.R.O., Melbourne; Dept. of Forests, Lae; C.S.I.R.O. Herb., Canberra.