Collecting localities



Pease, Arthur Stanley


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


Born: 1880, Somers, Conn., U.S.A.



Graduated at Harvard University in 1902 and Ph.D. in 1905. He taught Greek and Latin at Harvard University (1906-09), the University of Illinois (1909-24), Amherst College (1924-26), and at Harvard again (1932-50), becoming Professor Emeritus in 1950.

As an avid plant collector and amateur botanist he accompanied M.L. Fernald in the early explorations of NE. North America. In 1926-27 he made a trip aound the world on the Dollar S.S. line and collected some plants at most stops.


Collecting localities:

1926-27. During his world trip he collected in the Orient at Hongkong, Manila (Luzon, Jan. 20-21, 1927), Singapore (25-27, visiting a rubber plantation near Johore on the 26th), Penang (28-29), and Colombo.



In Gray Herb. [GH]: > 37000 nos, mostly from NE. North America, but including plants from various parts of the world and some tens of the Malaysian region. During his world trip he specially collected inconspicuous and not too succulent plants. He numbered at home.