Collecting localities



Biographical data


Fox, Walter


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


Born: 1858, near Liverpool, England. Died: 1934, Shoreham-by-Sea, Sussex, England.



Trained at Kew, in the service of the Gardens Department Str. Settlements from 1878 or 1879 to 1910, first in Singapore1 and since March 1903 Superintendent of Gardens and Forests, Penang. He retired in 1910 from ill health; afterwards he undertook journeys to S. America and elsewhere for the purpose of reporting on rubber.


Collecting localities:

Malay Peninsula. 1893. Pahang: Pahang River, G. Chini.-1899. Penang and Taiping Hills, Perak (Oct.).-1904. Kedah, limestone hill G. Geriang (June); Langkawi Isls (Dec.).-1905. Langkawi Isls (Oct.).



Herb. Sing. [SING]: e.g. from Pahang (1893) 259 nos!



(1) W. Fox: ‘Guide to the Botanic Gardens, Singapore’ (1889).


biographical data:

Journ. Kew Guild 2, 1905, p. 227 + portr.; l.c. 1935, p. 462-466 portr.; Gard. Bull. Str. Settlem. 8, 1935, p. 164.