Valera, Josť


(Source: Flora Malesiana ser. 1, 5: Cyclopaedia of collectors, Supplement I)


Died: 1948, Manila, Luzon, P.I.



Was appointed Forest Ranger in Br. N. Borneo in 1933, stationed at Sandakan and Lahad Datu. During the Japanese occupation he ran away to the Philippines and joined the Allied Forces, later being one of the volunteers who attacked Japan. After the war he returned to Manila where he died in hospital.



Cf. Forest Department British North Borneo; his plants were at least partly numbered in the S.H. series [SAN].