Collecting localities



Alphonso, A. George


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



Obtained the Kew diploma in 1956 after a two years’ study course at Kew Gardens. In March 1957 appointed Curator of the Botanic Gardens Singapore. He has a special interest in orchids.


Collecting localities:

1959. N. Borneo (Nov. 14-Dec. 3): Crocker Range, near Tenom, Tambunan and Patau, on the Keningau Plateau, on the Baiaio and Biah Rivers; Sarawak: at Bau.-1960. Langkawi Is. (on limestone; Nov.-Dec.).-1962. Sarawak (May 30-June 22): Niah, Undup R., and Batu Lintang-1963. Malaya.-1965. Malaya: Trengganu.-1966. N. Borneo: Mt Kinabalu (Sept. 13-30). Possibly many times more.



In Herb. Sing. [SING]: 84 nos from N. Borneo (1959); dupl. Herb. Edinb. [E]. Mostly collecting living plants.