Collecting localities



Biographical data


Stern, William Louis


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


Born: 1926, Paterson, N.J., U.S.A.



Botanist, educated at Rutgers University (1950, B.S.), Univ. of Illinois (M.S. 1951), Ph.D. 1954. Instructor, then Assistant Professor Yale School of Forestry, 1953-60, Curator Div. Plant Anatomy Smithsonian Institution 1960-64.

Acting Chairman of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., Botany Department, onwards of 1964.

F.A.O. Forestry Officer and Wood Technologist at FPRI College, Laguna, Luzon, 1963-64.1


Collecting localities:

Philippines. 1963. Luzon: Laguna and Batangas Provinces. Mindanao: Prov. of Agusan, Tungao, drainage of Agusan R., 26 km S of Butuan, concession of Nasipit Lumber Co., Inc. (Sept. 28-Oct. 1). Luzon: Prov. of Quezon, Maliliit na Bato, drainage of Dakil R., 17 km E of Pangil (Alt. 1400 ft), concession of Intern. Hardwood and Veneer Co. (Oct. 24); Mountain Prov. (Nov. 25-26, coll. by and with Beningno A. Lomibao).-1964. Luzon: Mountain Prov., Subprov. of Bontoc, at Bauko, forests on slopes of Mt Data between 7000 and 8000 ft alt. (Feb. 10-13, with Justo P. Rojo).



Probably in Washington [US] and in the Philippines [PNH].



(1) W.L. Stern & I.T. Zamuco: ‘Identity of ‘Tiaong’ (Dipt.)’ (Brittonia 17, 1965, p. 35-46, 5 fig., 1 tab.).


biographical data:

Who’s who in America vol. 34, 1966/67.