Collecting localities



Biographical data


Barnes, Warren Delabere


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


Born: 1865. Died: 1911, Hongkong.



Educated at Pembroke College, Cambridge; joined the Malayan Civil Service 1888-1910, and afterwards Colonial Secretary, Hongkong.

Elytranthe barnesii Gamble was named after him.


Collecting localities:

Malay Peninsula. 1900. Exp. towards the mountain of Benom in Pahang:1 leaving Raub (Aug. 31); reaching a subsidiary summit of G. Benom, which he supposed to be G. Kluang Terbang; back at Raub on Sept. 21.



122 species of trip G. Benom, listed by H.N. Ridley.2 In Herb. ?. 



(1) W.D. Barnes: ‘Notes on a trip to Gunong Benom in Pahang’ (Journ. Str. Br. Roy. As. Soc. no 39, 1903, p. 1-10).

(2) In l.c. above, p. 10-18.


biographical data:

In Journ. Str. Br. Roy. As. Soc. no 60, 1911; Burkill in Gard. Bull. Str. Settlem. 4, 1927, nos 4-5; Backer, Verkl. Woordenb., 1936.