Rowell, Dr Irvine


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


Died: 1892, ? London, England.



From about 1878-90 Head of the Medical Service in the Straits Settlements; a friend of G. King.

In 1888 he sent in a collection of wood samples to an exhibition in England. He might have collected some plants.

Ficus rowelliana King was named after him (cf. Backer, Verkl. Woordenb., 1936).