Collecting localities




Grant, William Frederick


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


Born: 1924.



Was educated in McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada (M.A. Botany, 1949), and in the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia (Ph.D. Biology, 1953). At present Assistant Professor of Genetics, McGill University, Quebec, Canada. In 1953-55 he was in Malaya on a special Rice Breeding Program (Colombo Plan for the Canadian Government). Most of his spare time was spent on the cytology of some acanthaceous material.1


Collecting localities:

Malaya (staying Aug. 17, 1953-Aug. 2, 1955): at Fraser’s Hill (June 20-July 4, 1954); around Malacca, and at the Sungei Udang Forest Reserve in Malacca at various times in 1954-55.



About 100 or 200 specimens in U.S. Nat. Herb. Wash. [US] (cf. Index Herb. It (2)).



(1) W.F. Grant: ‘A cytogenetic study in the Acanthaceae’ (Brittonia 8, 1955, p. 121-150).