Biographical data


Harland, William Aurelius


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


Born:  Scarborough, England. Died: Sept. 12, 1858, Hongkong.



A colonel surgeon, M.D. Edinburgh 1845, first in China, and in Hongkong since 1848.

Harlandia Hance and some other plants have been named in his honour.



Herb. Kew [K]: plants from China and Hongkong. In the Brit. Museum [BM] specimens also, including Cyperus compactus from Singapore, collected in Maio (May) 1857.


biographical data:

Biogr. Index Britten & Boulger, 2nd ed. by Rendle, 1931; Backer, Verkl. Woordenb. 1936.