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Mason, L. Maurcie


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


Born: 1912, Fincham, King’s Lynn, England.



Farmer and amateur gardener, who made extensive travels for the collecting of living plants, mostly orchids, in the tropics.1


Collecting localities:

1952. Malaya.-1954. NE. New Guinea (Mand. Territory): at Lae, Nondugl, and Mt Hagen-1958. Central Malaya: mostly around Kedah Peak; in spring N. Borneo: Segama, Mt Silon, Darvel Bay, Lahad Datu; Sarawak: Kuching area.



Living plants only, of which specimens have been offered to Kew Gardens, mostly orchids and Begonias. Occasionally material is preserved in spirits; Herb. Kew [K].



(1) L.M. Mason: ‘The Travels of a Plant collector’ (J. R. Hort. Soc. 94, 1969, p. 481-489).


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