Stewar(d)t, Ivan


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



Gardener who accompanied the Russian voyage of the ship ‘Krotky’ round the world, under Capt. Baron F.P. Wrangel, 1825-27.1



He made botanical collections in Australia, Hawaii, Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, St Helena, Chili, Valparaiso, Cape of Good Hope, Tahiti, Cape Verde Islands, Sumatra, Philippines (Manila, Luzon), Pacific Islands (Sandwich etc.), and N. America; cf. also sub Chr. Peters. Collecting was done under the supervision of the physician of the expedition, Dr A.F. Kyber.

The Manila (Luzon) collection amounts to 350 plants, in Herb. Bot. Gard. St Petersb. (= Leningrad [LE]).2

Living plants and seeds were brought home too.



(1) cf. Gartenflora 22, 1873, p. 140; Acta Hort. Petrop. 2, 1873, p. 182, 238; Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 9, 1888, p. 453.

(2) cf. Lipsky, Gerbarii Imperatorskago S. Petersburgskago Botanicheskago etc., 2nd ed., 1908, p. 164 and 192.