Fairchild, Mrs


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



This will be Mrs George Fairchild of whom D.G. Fairchild relates in his ‘Garden Islands of the Great East’ (New York 1945). She was born in Hawaii, and was an excellent gardener. In 1940 she lived at Pasay, Luzon, but the family had a villa in the mountains at Baguio too.



Collected an orchid at Baguio, Luzon, P.I. (Aug. 26, 1930), no 6118 = B.S. no 80806. In O. Ames Herb. (Cambr., Mass.) [GH].