Collecting localities




Kiah bin Hadji Mohamed Salleh


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

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

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


Born: 1902. Died: 1982.



A plant collector employed in the Botanic Gardens, Singapore.1 At the end of 1957 he retirec after 37 years of service.

Eugenia kiahii Henderson is named after him.


Collecting localities:1

MalayPeninsula: Singapore Isl.; with Nur on G. Pulai and environs, in Johore (1922); with Strugnell (see there) in Pahang ( ? Aug. 1930); Br. N. Borneo: with Furtado on his Kinabalu trip (March-Apr. 1932), joining the Clemens expedition; Malay Peninsula: with C.F. Symington (see there) on a trip to G. Tapis, near Kuantan, Pahang (June 1934); near the new Mersing Road, Johore (Oct. 1936); with L. Moysey on G. Padang (Trengganu, May 22-July 15, 1937); Kedah and Perlis, at Kaki Bukit etc. (Apr.-May 1938); Kedah, near Sungei Patani (Oct. 1938). In 1949-55 he accompanied J. Sinclair (see there) on some trips in Malaya. In 1957 with Chew Wee Lek



Herb. Sing. [SING]; some dupl. in Herb. Bog. [BO]; dupl. Herb Edinb. [E].



(1) cf. Burkill in Gard. Bull. St. Settlem. 4, 1927 no 4-5; Gard. Bull. 35, 1982, 231, 232, photogr.