Chaffers, Sidney


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



A registrat at Manchester University, amateur diatomist.



According to the Index Herb. (pt II, 1954) Philippine plants in Herb. Brit. Mus. [BM] (acq. 1931), and at Manchester [MANCH]. Mr A.H.G. Alston informed me (in litt.) that Chaffers made about 100 slides of diatoms from the Philippines; he did not collect in the Philippines himself, but the diatoms were prepared and mounted by him from a sample of mud given to him by Albert Mann, a diatomist at the Smithsonian. They were actually collected by an American expedition.