Collecting localities


Howison, James


(Source: Flora Malesiana ser. 1, 5: Cyclopaedia of collectors, Supplement I)

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



Author of ‘Some Account of the Elastic Gum Vine of Prince of Wales’ Island, etc.’ (As. Res. 5, 1797, p. 157-165). He certainly was the discoverer of the caoutchouc vine, but Roxburgh made his description after material collected by Ch. Campbell in Sumatra, which was forwarded by Fleming.


Collecting localities:

Is cited as the collector of Urceoia elastica in Penang (cf. Faujas-Saint-Fond in Ann. Mus. Hist. Nat. Paris l, 1802, 271).