Collecting localities



Grubb, Peter John


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


Born: 1936, Ilford, England.



Was educated at Magdalene College, Cambridge University, B.A (1 st Class Hons) 1957, Ph.D. 1961.

University Demonstrator (1961-64) and Lecturer (1964- ). He made ecological expeditions in the Balkans, S. America, Australia and Solomon Is. (1963), and to Japan, Australia, New Zealand, and U.S.A. (1970-71).


Collecting localities:

1970. Malaya: G. Ulu Kali, Cameron Highlands (with T.C. Whitmore); Jalang Mersing, Kluang, Johore, and G. Belumut (Sept. 20-25). E. New Guinea (Oct.-Dec. & Apr.-July 1971); Mt Kerigomna and Fatima Basin (Marafunga sawmill) in Eastern Highlands.



Herb. Cambr. [CGE] In Malaya collected for mineral analysis and anatomical studies. New Guinea collections numbered P.J. Grubb & P.J. Edwards, c. 380 fertile numbers (distributed to BM [BM], Lae [LAE], Canb. [CANB], Leiden [L]) and c. 2000-2300 sterile and unicates kept in Cambr. [CGE].