Collecting localities



Ewer, W(alter)


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



B. Heyne1 mentioned a Mr Ewer as Administrator for the Farms (branches of revenue arising from the retail sale of spirituous liquors, of palm wine, opium, licences for cockfighting, and gambling houses) at Fort Marlborough, Bencoolen.

L.S.A.M. von Römer mentioned Walter Ewer, Governor of Bencoolen in 1805!2


Collecting localities:

Contributed plants from Sumatra (1802-03, 1808), and from the Moluccas (1809) to the Botanic Garden at Calcutta (cf. Roxburgh, Hort. Beng. 1814).



(1) Cf. ‘Tracts, historical and statistical, on India etc.’ 1814, p. 375.

(2) In Hist. Schetsen, Batavia 1921, p. 279.