Collecting localities



Reeder, John Raymond


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


Born: 1914, Grand Ledge, Michigan, U.S.A.



Studied botany at Michigan State College and at the Northwestern University, Evanston, I11. (M.S. in 1940). He entered the army during World War II, and was sent to New Guinea. After his return he worked on New Guinea grasses in the U.S. Nat. Herbarium, Washington; in 1947 appointed Instructor in Botany and Curator of the Herbarium, Osborn Botanical Laboratory, New Haven, Connecticut.


Collecting localities:

NE. New Guinea: 9 miles NW of Oro Bay near Buna (Dec. 24, 1943); Keta Creek, NW of Oro Bay (26); low area NW of Oro Bay (29); N of E. Embi Lake (30); ditto (Jan. 2, 1944); edge of jungle near Dobodura (near Buna) (5); Dobodura (10); Keta Creek (13); near Finschhafen, old trail to Butaueng Mission (Febr. 20); Finschhafen area (26); ditto (March 9, 13, 19).



Herb. Arn. Arbor. [A]: nos 834-895; grasses separate to U.S. Nat. Herb. Wash. [US].