Collecting localities




Henry, E.E. (Ted)


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



Animal Husbandry Officer, Department of Agriculture, E. New Guinea; in 1957 he joined the Division of Botany; in 1962 appointed Keeper of the Lae Herbarium.

He is especially working on New Guinea grasses1.


Collecting localities:

Mandated Territory of New Guinea. 1949-54. From Morobe, Eastern and Western Highlands Districts, mainly grasses.-1959. Okapa, Kainantu subdistr., Eastern Highlands Distr.-1960. See sub R.F. Thorne.- 1963. Mt Piora (Mar. 9-13), Kainantu subdistr., with S. Carlquist.2-1964. Sagarai Valley, Milne Bay environs, Milne Bay Distr.; Western foothills, Finisterre Mts, Madang Distr., with D. Sayers.-1965. Telefomin, Sepik Distr.; Rossel and other islands, Milne Bay Distr.-1966. West New Britain (with D. Frodin); Aiome, Usino, Dump, Madang Distr.; Kui, Morobe Distr.; Lake Trist (6000 ft), Morobe Distr.; with J.S. Womersley in Ramu Valley.-1967. W. Papua: foothills of the Star Mts with the Border Survey Party for a fortnight (see Ridsdale and Soegeng).-Probably at many more localities on many more dates.



Herb. Lae [LAE]: ±300 under his own numbers, mainly grasses and weeds (1949-54, and some NGF numbers), later in the NGF series. Dupl. distributed by Lae; also in Herb. Edinb. [E].



(1) Author of ‘A Manual of the Grasses of New Guinea’ (1969); ‘Weeds of coffee in the Central Highlands’ (Bot. Bull. no 4, Terr. Papua & N.G. 1970, p. 1-22, 21 fig.).

(2) Cf. Fl. Mal. Bull. no 18, 1963, p. 989.