Collecting localities




Alvins, M.V.


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

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



Collector employed in the Forest Dept of the Str. Settlem., from 1884-88 in Malacca.


Collecting localities:

Malay Peninsula.1 1884. Reserves of Sg. Udang and Merlimau, around Selandar, Bt Danan, Naning and environs, G. Tampin, State of Sg. Ujong, E. Malacca, Ayer Kuning (from the Malacca side).-1885. Sent to Seremban (Negri Sembilan), passing through Rantau; Bt Lasing, Bt Sutu, Beranang, Pantai, G. Beremban; Cape Rachado (probably from Malacca by sea). Unnumbered plants (without date), bear names of Bukit Bruang, Pulau Nangka, Pulau Dodol, and other places near Malacca town, and Bt Panchen.-Pulau Nangka and Dûdol (= ? Dodol) (Feb. 4, 1886).



His specimens (c. 1000 in 1884, 1840 in 1885 are in Herb. Sing. [SING] and have been quoted as ‘Cantley’s Collector’ or briefly as ‘Cantley’ (see there). He numbered in the field.



(1) cf. Burkill in Gard. Bull. Str. Settlem. 4, 1927, nos 4-5.