Collecting localities




Orknie, James


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



Owner of the cutter ‘Loelia’ in which he made a voyage to the West Pacific.1 See also under I.A.M. Okney.


Collecting localities:

SE. New Guinea, Papua. He visited the island on the home voyage in the first half of 1873, touching at Manu-Manu in Redscar Bay, etc.; May 25 back at Somerset. He collected near the Baxter River (= Mai Kusa).



Herb. Melbourne [MEL]: severalplants communicated by R.Br. Smith to F. von Mueller.2



(1) cf. Chron. Lond. Miss. Soc. 1873, p. 224-225 and in A.W. Murray: ‘Forty Years’ Mission Work’ (London 1876) p. 484.

(2) cf. F. von Mueller, Descr. Not. Pap. PI. vol. 1, pt 3, p. 45.