Collecting localities




Gillison, Andrew N.


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



Was transferred from the Department of Agriculture to the Department of Forests, 1964. Ecologist at Lae, New Guinea.

His interests are mainly ecological, but he is currently (1967) teaching botany at the Forestry School, Bulolo. He is working on Melanesian Diospyros.


Collecting localities:

Papua: Port Moresby region, Louisiade Archip., Trobriand Is., d’Entrecasteaux Is., and Conflict group.-1966. Accompanied part of the ‘Leiden-Lae Doma Peaks Expedition’1 to the Southern Highland Distr. (see also Kalkman and Vink); later replaced by D.G. Frodin. He was not on the Andutakim.-?1967. Islands of Milne Bay Distr. with M. Galore and P. Eddowes.



In the NGF series, Lae [LAE]; dupl. distributed to other herbaria, incl. Herb. Edinb. [E]. His special interest is Diospyros.



(1) A.N. Gilison: ‘Plant succession in an irregularly fired grassland area - Doma Peak region, Papua’ (J. Ecol. 57, 1969, p, 415-428, 4 fig., 2 photogr.); ‘Structure and Floristics of a montane grassland/forest transition, Doma Peaks region, Papua’ (Blumea 18, 1970, p. 71-86, photogr. 1-8, fig. 6).