Collecting localities




Glasse Lindenbaum, Shirley Helen


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


Born: 1933, Melbourne, Australia.



B.A. Melbourne, and 2 years post graduate work in anthropology at Sydney University. She made an anthropological field trip to the Eastern Highlands of Australian New Guinea, together with Dr R.M. Glasse in 1962-63, to study the social structure and ecology of the Fore, with special reference to ‘kuru’, a neurological disorder suffered by the people. About 1966 she remarried, her-new name being Lindenbaum, and lives in New York.


Collecting localities:

1962-63. Austr. New Guinea: South Fore Census Division of the Okapa Sub-District, Eastern Highlands.



NGF nos 15626-15672 in Herb. Lae [LAE]; 321 items were identified in the field by Dr Womersley.1



(1) The full list is contained in a mimeographed paper entitled ‘A Note on Fore Medicine and Sorcery’.