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Ng, Francis S.P.


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


Born: 1940, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.



Graduated 1964 B.Sc. (Hons) in Botany at the University of Tasmania; joined the Forest Research Institute, Kepong, as Forest Botanist in June 1964. He is writing chapters for a Tree Flora of Malaya, and makes expeditions to various parts of Malaya to collect material. He went on a Colombo Plan Scholarship to Oxford University for three years from October 1968; D.Sc. 1971. At present Forest Botanist at Kepong, and co-author of the Tree Flora of Malaya.1


Collecting localities:

Malay Peninsula: in various parts. In 1966 a.o. in Johore, Penang, Selangor, Malacca, Perak (Tapah Hills, Gopeng, Slim R.), Pahang (G. Tahan); in 1967 in Negri Sembilan, Johore (Mersing), Ulu Kelantan, Lower Perak, Sg. Chior and Siput in Perak; in 1968 in the Cameron Highlands and Perak (Kledang Saiong, and Bubu F.R.).



Herb. FRI Kepong [KEP]; dupl. at Kew [K], Leiden [L], Sing. [SING], Arn. Arbor. [A], Sandakan [SAN], Kuching [SAR]. Medio 1968 about 2200 nos. In the FRI series and 100 early collections in KEP series.



(1) Author of ‘A Guide to the Arboreta at Kepong and Changlun’ (Mal. For. 28, 1965, p. 289-306, map) ; ‘In search of Combretocarpus’ (l.c. 29, 1966, p. 32-33); ‘Allantospermum in Bubu Forest Reserve’ (l.c. 31, 1968, p. 165-169).


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