Career

Collecting localities

Collections

 

Dames, Teo Willem Gerrit

 

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

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

 

Born: 1908, Paramaribo, Surinam. Died: c. 1984, Wassenaar, Holland.

 

career:

Was educated at the Agricultural College, Wageningen; since 1937 Pedologist in the Soil Science Institute at Buitenzorg, W. Java, finally leader of the Java Soil-Mapping Division. In his function he made tours all over Java; in 1939 he visited the Dairi Lands in N. Sumatra to examine their suitability for colonization of Dutch farmers. On the latter trip a non-published report was written. In about 1955 he went to Sarawak in the employ of the F.A.O. organization.

 

Collecting localities:

1939. N. Sumatra, Tapanoeli: Dairi Lands (May 6-July 6), situated on the NW. side of Lake Toba from Tele (on Lake Toba) as far as Limadoema in the NW.-1949. P. Kangean (Oct.).

 

collections:

Herb. Bog. [BO]: 94 nos (including 7 a nos). The Kangean collection probably > 20 nos.