Collecting localities


Biographical data


Brooks, Frederick Tom


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

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


Born: 1882, Wells, Somerset, England. Died: 1952, ? Cambridge, England.



Plant pathologist (Ph. Dr Cambridge 1905); in 1914 temporarily in the Agricultural Department Str. Settlem.; in 1919 appointed Lecturer in Botany at Cambridge University, and Professor of Botany in 1936.


Collecting localities:

Malay Peninsula. 1914. Around Kuala Lumpur, in Prov. Wellesley and elsewhere in the Peninsula (cf. Burkill in Gard. Bull. Str. Settlem. 4, 1927, nos 4-5).



Herb. Kew [K]: coll. by C.T. Brooks (pres. 1915); probably the same with wrong initials.


biographical data:

Proc. Linn. Soc. Lond. 163, 1950-51, p. 254-256 (1952).