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Mair, H. Knowles C.


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


Born: 1909, Toongabbie, N.S.W., Australia. Died: Sep. 1999, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia.



B.Sc. of Sydney University. In succession Agrostologist, C.S.I.R.O., Canberra; Superintendent of Agriculture and Curator, Botanic Gardens, Darwin (Northern Territory); Officer in Charge, Army Farms Administration, Australian Army during World War II (serving on the Australian mainland and New Guinea); Forest Botanist, Australian Army Forest Survey Units; at present Senior Botanist, National Herbarium, Botanic Gardens, Sydney.


Collecting localities:

1945. NE. New Guinea: near Madang, and on Kar Kar Island; New Britain (Bismarck Archipelago) (May-June): near Jacquinot Bay, Open Bay, Wide Bay, Nantambu.



He contributed to the N.G.F. series (cf. New Guinea Forces) [LAE].


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