Collecting localities



Darbyshire, Paul James


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


Born: 1937, Cheadle, Cheshire, England.



Botanical Assistant, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, 1957-60. Joined C.S.I.R.O. Division of Land Research and Regional Survey, Canberra, in Nov. 1960, as botanical collector; towards the end of 1963 (?1964) he left C.S.I.R.O., and is now living in England.


Collecting localities:

1961. Territory of New Guinea: Sepik Distr.: (May 30-Aug. 5), Aitape Subdistr. with R.D. Hoogland (see there); (Aug. 15-Sept. 19) Lumi Subdistr., Torricelli Mts (nos 172-486).-?1962 or 1963. Coastal area near Port Moresby, from Rigo to lokea.-1964 (or ?1963). Safia area, Northern Distr., Papua (July-Aug.).



Herb. Canberra (C.S.I.R.O.) [CANB]; dupl. in Lae [LAE], Leiden [L], Arn. Arbor. [A], Brit. Mus. [BM], Brisb. [BRI], U.S. Nat. Herb. [US], Herb. Bog. [BO], Manila [PNH], Geneva [G], Berlin [B], Edinb. [E]. Wood samples deposited with the Div. of Forest Products, C.S.I.R.O., Melbourne; Dept of Forests, Lae; and C.S.I.R.O., Canberra.