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Arrhenius, Olof Wilhelm

 

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

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

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

 

Born: 1895, Stockholm, Sweden

 

career:

Physiologist-ecologist who was educated and took his Ph. D. (1920) at Stockholm University. In Jan. 1921 he arrived at Buitenzorg in W. Java, where he worked for some time at the Foreignersí Laboratory.1 From 1920-26 Assistant at the Central Agricultural Experiment Station at Stockholm; on the staff of the Java Sugar Experiment Station at Pasoeroean, 1926-28; after his return to Sweden he has made researches in agriculture and forestry on his estate Kagghamra near Stockholm.

Author of numerous papers, mostly on agricultural pedology.

 

Collecting localities:

1921. W. Java: working in the Foreignersí Laboratory at Buitenzorg (Jan.-May), collecting on G. Pangrango-Gedeh; from May-June stationed in the Deli Experiment Station, Medan, collecting in the Padang Highlands (Sumatra West Coast).

 

collections:

Herb. State Mus. Nat. Hist. Stockholm [S]: material from Buitenzorg. About 50-100 plants from above-mentioned localities in Herb. State Mus. Stockholm [S]. Material from Java and 125 Java plants pres. to Herb. State Mus. Stockholm [S] in 1922.

 

literature:

(1) cf. Dammerman in Ann. Jard. Bot. Buit. 45, 1935, p. 44.

 

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