Collecting localities



Best, George Arnold


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


Died: 1937, in a road accident at Birmingham, England.



Curator in the Gardens Department, Str. Settlements (1921-. .). He retired after the loss of an eye.


Collecting localities:

Malay Peninsula. Johore: G. Pulai (Apr. 24-26, and Dec. 28, 1922); short tour in Selangor (1923); to Bentong in SW. Pahang (June 12-17, 1924); W. Java: Tjibodas and G. Gedeh (1928, coll. ?); Mal. Penins.: a week’s expedition from Penang to Baling in Kedah (Oct. 1929).



Herb. Sing. [SING], numbered in Singapore Field (S.F.) Number series (cf. Burkill in Gard. Bull. Str. Settlem. 4, 1927, nos 4-5); dupl. in Herb. Bog. [BO].