Collecting localities



Biographical data


Street, John Malcolm


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


Born: 1924, McIntosh, South Dakota, U.S.A..



B.A. of the University of California, Berkeley, in 1948; Ph.D. at the same institution in 1960. Since 1960 a member of the geography faculty at the University of Hawaii, Honolulu. He made expeditions to Haiti (1952 and 1953), and to New Guinea (see below).1


Collecting localities:

Terr. of New Guinea. 1964. Bismarck Mountains via Simbai Patrol Post (July), collecting at the villages of Tsembaga, Gunts, Kwima, and Kompiai until Jan. 1965.-In 1967 Bismarck Mts with his assistant H. Manner (see there) via the Koinambe Anglican Mission in April, collecting in the vicinities of Koinambe, Kompiai, Kupeng, and Tsuwenkai until Sept. Later collecting was done by Manner.



Herb. Lae [LAE]: 194 specimens New Guinea 1964 for identification and storage; 599 specimens coll. Street & Manner New Guinea 1967-68. Dupl. sets 1967-68 in Leiden [L], and in Geogr. Dept Univ. Hawaii.



(1) Author of ‘Grasslands on the Highland Fringe in New Guinea’ (J. Queens]. Geogr. Soc. 3, 1966, p. 9-12); (with W. Clarke): ‘Soil Fertility and Cultivation Practices in New Guinea’ (J. Trop. Geogr. 24, 1967, p. 7-11).


biographical data:

American Men of Science; Who’s who in Amer. Education.