Collecting localities




Poore, Martin Edward Duncan


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


Born: 1925, Dunkeld, Scotland.



Was educated at Edinburgh University (1946-17), and at Cambridge University (1947-52; M.A., Ph.D.). Professor of Botany at the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur (1959-64), Dean of Science there (1964-65); appointed Lecturer in Commonwealth Forestry Institute, Oxford, in 1965. Since 1966 Director of the Nature Conservancy, London. As ecologist he joined the 2nd Royal Society Expedition to Mt Kinabalu, N. Borneo, in 1964.


Collecting localities:

From 1959-65 in Malaya, especially in Selangor, the Cameron Highlands and Fraser’s Hill. In 1964: N. Borneo (cf. Corner and Chew Wee Lek).1



Three large crates presented to Herb. Univ. of Malaya (KLU) (1966) [KLU].



(1) C.-Ch. Ho & M.E.D. Poore: ‘The value of Mount Kinabalu National Park, Malaysia, to plant ecology’ (Mal. Nat. J. 19, 1965, p. 195-202, map, 5 photogr.).