Collecting localities



Biographical data


Taylor, Bruce William


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


Born: 1927, Melbourne, Vict., Australia.



Botanist, educated at Sydney University; Soil Conservationist, N.S.W. Dept of Conservation, 1949; Biologist, Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition, 1950-52, stationed on Macquarie Island, 1950-51; since 1952 Ecologist with Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Division of Land Research and Regional Survey, Canberra, A.C.T.; in 1956 he resigned and went to Canada to study the ecology of the Arctic. Author of several publications on Macquarie Island.1


Collecting localities:

New Guinea.2 1954. Papua: Northern and Milne Bay Districts.



Herb. Canberra (C.S.I.R.O.) [FRI]: nos 2001-2025 from Papua; some dupl. in Herb. Lae [LAE].



(1) Including ‘The Flora, Vegetation and Soils of Macquarie Island’ (A.N.A.R.E. Reports Series B, Vol. It Botany, 1955).

(2) Several papers on New Guinea to be published in CSIRO Australia Land Research Series, others submitted to J. Ecol., and Ecology.

B.W. Taylor & G.A. Stewart: ‘Vegetation Mapping in the Territories of Papua and New Guinea conducted by the CSIRO’ (Study of Trop. Veget. Proc. Kandy Symp. Unesco 1956, 1958, p. 127-136).


biographical data:

Kandy Symp. l.c. p. 127.