Collecting localities



Hooley, Bruce Arthur


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


Born: 1931, Daylesford, Vict., Australia.



Graduated with B. Chem E from the University of Melbourne in 1954 and joined the Summer Institute of Linguistics in 1958. He carried out linguistics research in the languages of New Guinea, especially the Buang language of Morobe District. In 1962 M.A. in linguistics from the University of Pennsylvania, and in 1968 engaged in completing work for a doctorate at the same university. He served as Chairman of the Linguistic Committee of the New Guinea Branch of the SIL and as principal of the Institute’s Summer School at Brisbane; in 1968 Associate Director of the New Guinea Branch of SIL.

Author of linguistic papers.


Collecting localities:

In connection with the Buang language in Morobe District, Terr. of New Guinea.



About 160 specimens in Herb. Lae [LAE].