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Boer, Willem Albert Pieter de

 

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

 

Born: 1893, Malang, Java; Aug. 29. Died: 1945, prisoner camp at Tjimahi, Java.

 

career:

Studied forestry at Wageningen, Holland; since 1915 appointed Forest Officer in the D.E.I., at first stationed in the teak districts of Java, subsequently in Moena (S of Celebes), 1920-Febr. 1924; Sumatra West Coast (employed by the mining-company Aequator) at Mangani, March-Sept. 1924; in the teak districts in Java again; at Bandjermasin (SE. Borneo), 1934-37; since 1937 at Buitenzorg, where in 1939 appointed Inspector, Chief of the section of Forest Reconnaissance and Organisation of the Outlying Possessions.

 

Collecting localities:

E. Java: Pasoeroean Forest District (June 1918); W. Java: Krawang, Indramajoe, Tjikampek and E. Tegal (Centr. Java) (Dec. 1918); Centr. Java: Pekalongan-Kendal (Apr. 1919); Kedoengdjati (Oct. 1919); W. Java: together with Wolff von WŁlfing near Tjikampek, Poerwakarta.-P. Boeton, S of Celebes (March 1921); P. KabaŽna and Kendari (SE. Celebes) (c. 1922).-Sumatra West Coast: Mangani, Loeboek Sikaping, Soeliki (1924).-Centr. Java: Bodjonegoro (1924); Grobogan, Blora (May-June 1927); NE. & SE. Borneo (1935-36);1 Kangean Archipelago (1938).

 

collections:

Herb. Bog. [BO]: in the years 1918-19 numbered in Beumťeís series (see there); from Boeton nos 1-28; the collection from Grobogan 1927, numbered I-28. Herb. For. Res. Inst. Buitenzorg [BZF]: from SE. Celebes, P. Boeton and KabaŽna 60 nos, from SE. Borneo 10 and from Kangean 11, etc.

 

literature:

(1) Typed report on a tour to Moeara Teweh and Poeroek Tjahoe (mid-March-mid-April 1936) in For. Res. Inst. Buitenzorg.