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Genderen Stort, Pieter van

 

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

 

Born: 1873, Moeara Doea, S. Sumatra.

 

career:

Entered the D.E. Indian army in 1893 and was pensioned off with the rank of major-general in 1926. In 1912 he was appointed leader of the Dutch members of the Anglo-Dutch boundary delimitation committee for North Borneo; during the expedition he was attended by the Indonesian collector Amdjah (see there).

Several plants were named after him.

 

Collecting localities:

Anglo-Dutch NE. Borneo expedition, 1912.1 Sailing from Batavia (Apr. 31) to Soerabaja and from there (May 4) to SE. Borneo: Bandjermasin (staying May 6-14); by boat to NE. Borneo: Tg Seilor (arriving the 21st); transfer of the expedition to Pladjoe; van Genderen Stort setting out (June 7) to take up the English by boat from Tarakan; back at Pladjoe (Lower Sembakoeng River) (12); Manoek (14), S. Bakoeng (15), Kalampising (16), Bk. Toekoelan (17), Saladingan (20), Semaloemoeng (21), Bk. Labang (27); van Genderen Stort marching ahead to Gm. Loejoe (27) and Moeara Tagel (29; the last part of the exp. arriving July 2); breaking camp (July 4) and back to Labang (Ma Sedalir); van Genderen Stort with the Indonesian collectors setting out (22) to Loembis, he himself returning to Labang on the 27th; departing (Aug. 16) via Sg. Bakoeng (18) and Sarapoen (= Serapon) (19) to Pladjoe (20); in Sept. by boat to Tg Seilor for discussion; Pembeliangen bivouac (on the Seboekoe River); the whole of the expedition united at Bk. Tenampak (Sept. 19); van Genderen Stort was invalided home (23), and was not replaced as leader. For the 2nd part of the expedition cf. sub Amdjah.

 

collections:

cf. sub Amdjah.

 

literature:

(1) ĎVerslag der Commissie tot uiteenzetting op het terrein van de tusschen het Nederlandsch gebied en Britsch Noord-Borneo vastgestelde grensí (Batavia 1913).

 

biographical data:

Weekbl. v. IndiŽ 3, p. 467 + portr.; Backer, Verkl. Woordenb., 1936.