Collecting localities



Henderson, Douglas Mackay


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


Born: 1927, Blairgowrie, Scotland.



Attended Edinburgh University (1944-48); Scientific Officer in plant virology, Dept of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland, 1948-50; from 1951 on the staff of the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh; in 1970 Regius Keeper, succeeding Dr Fletcher.

He made a world tour of Botanic Gardens and Herbaria in 1967.

Author of an account of the bryophyte flora of Norfolk Island (Revue Bryologique et Liché-nologique 37, 1970, p. 657-661, with H.T. Prentice).


Collecting localities:

1967. Malaya: based in Kuala Lumpur (Aug. 13-20); Singapore (20-26); Java: Bogor (26-30), and Tjibodas.



His tour was not a collecting trip, and the collections made (mostly rust fungi) are not numbered; in Herb. Edinb. [E].