Biographical data


Wade, Herbert Windsor


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


Born: 1886, Haddonfield, N.J., U.S.A.



Studied medicine at Tulane in the U.S.A.. in which country he was on the staff of various institutions till 1915; 1916-18 on the staff of the Bur. of Sci. Manila; since 1918 Professor in the Univ. of the Philippines, from 1922-31 Pathologist in charge of research in the Culion Leper Colony, Philippines, and subsequently Medical Director of the Leonard Wood Memorial, Culion.

Cycas wadei Merr. and Begonia wadei Merr. & Quisumb. were named after him.



With Dr G.A. Perkins he collected Cycas wadei Merr. in Culion Isl. (Apr. 1923); he collected a few other plants too; material in Herb. Manila [PNH].


biographical data:

Nat. Res. Counc. P.I. Bull. no 7, 1937, p. 759; Amer. Men of Sci. 1938.