Career

Collecting localities

Collections

Literature

Biographical data

 

Hulstijn, Pieter van

 

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

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

 

Born: 1881, Breda, N. Br., Holland. Died: 1944, in prisoner camp in Java.

 

career:

Since 1902 in the D.E.I. army; retired in 1928 with the rank of lieutenant-colonel; subsequently in the military high court of justice and promoted to the rank of major-general. He took his degree in literature and philosophy. He conducted an expedition (see below) to the Moluccas.1 In 1948 still living in Java.

Several plants were named after him.

 

Collecting localities:

Soela Islands (May 1913-May 1914), cf. collecting localities sub Atje(h).-Obi Islands (till Aug. 1914), cf. ditto sub Sašnam.

 

collections:

Herb. Bog. [BO]: plants van Hulstijn Exp. collected by Atje and Sašnam (see those); dupl. in Herb. Leiden [L].

 

literature:

(1) P. van Hulstijn: ĎMemorie over de Soela Eilandení (Meded. Encyclop. Bur. no 15, Weltevreden 1918, 155 pp., 23 pl., 1 map; for the vegetation cf. p. 24-25).

 

biographical data:

Backer, Verkl. Woordenb., 1936.