Collecting localities




Clarke, William Carey


(Source: Flora Malesiana ser. 1, 8: Cyclopaedia of collectors, Supplement II)


Born: 1929, Marblehead, Mass., U.S.A.



Took his Ph.D. in Geography at Berkeley (1968); presently Professor of Geography and Anthropology, California State College at Hayward, Cal., U.S.A.; 1968-69 appointed as Associate Professor of Geography, University of Hawaii, Honolulu. Member of expedition to Bismarck Mts, Terr. of New Guinea, 1964-65, for study of cultural ecology of montane shifting cultivators (under the direction of A.P. Vayda of Columbia University).1


Collecting localities:

1964-65. Terr. of New Guinea: Simbai Valley, Bismarck Mts.



Nos 1-132 in Herb. Lae [LAE]; certain specimens forwarded elsewhere, e.g. Pandanus to B.C. Stone, Kuala Lumpur [KLU]; ferns to Holttum, Kew [K].



(1) W.C. Clarke: ‘From Extensive to Intensive Shifting Cultivation: A succession from New Guinea’ (Ethnol. 5, 1966, p. 347-359); ‘Soil Fertility and Cultivation Practices in New Guinea’ (with J.M. Street) (J. Trop. Gcogr. 24, 1967, p. 7-11).