Keir, Walter


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

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



Surgeon who about 1699 sent plants from Johore in the Straits of Malacca and from China to Petiver (cf. Mus. Petiv. 1695, p. 44); at present in Herb. Brit. Mus. [BM] (acq. with Herb. Sloane). He was in England in August 1700 (cf. letter to Petiver in Sloane MSS 4063, folio 41).