Collecting localities



Stone, Oct. C.


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


Collecting localities:

A naturalist who, about 18751 and possibly also later,2 visited the area near Port Moresby in E. New Guinea (Papua). He made zoological collections near Baxter and Laloki Rivers etc., and shipped or carried 8 varieties of sugar-canes to Brisbane.3



(1) O.C. Stone: ‘Letter from Papua’ (The Queenslander, Brisb. Feb. 12, 1876).

(2) O.C. Stone: ‘A few months in New Guinea’ (London 1880; review in Ind. Gids 22, 1880, p. 145).

(3) Cf. J.H. Warner & Carl O. Grassl In Hawaiian Plant. Rec. 55, 1958, p. 211, 213.