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Adelbert, Albert George Ludwig


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

(Source: Flora Malesiana ser. 1, 8: Cyclopaedia of collectors, Supplement II)


Born: 1914, Middelburg, Z., Netherlands. Died: 1972, The Hague, Netherlands



Spent part of his youth in Java and Sumatra, but returned to Holland to attend a secondary school in The Hague. Subsequently he studied biology at Leiden University; from 1943-48 Botanical Assistant at the Rijksherbarium, Leiden. From 1948 onwards Assistant at the Herbarium Bogoriense, Buitenzorg (Bogor); in 1952-53 Acting Chief. Since Dec. 1954 he was transferred to the new botanical garden Setia Mulia near Padang, Sumatra West Coast, as leader of the staff. End of June 1956 he went on furlough to Holland, and at present he is working on a thesis on Lycopodiaceae.

For several years he was a botany teacher in a secondary school and was later attached to the School Museum, both-in The Hague.


Collecting localities:

1949. W. Java: Bogor.-1950. At Tjisarua, Tjibodas (garden), Kuripan, Tjibodas (Reserve), Telaga Warna, and G. Geger Bintang (near Tjibodas).-1953. Tjisarua (Oct. 9); Puntjak and Telaga Warna (Dec. 14).-1954. Expedition to Bantam under P. Groenhart (With Pleyte, van Kregten, etc.): from Bogor via Djakarta and Serang to Pandeglang (Feb. 1); via Labu(h)an to Sanghijang (2); vicinity and hinterland of Sanghijang (3-5); between Labuan and Tjibaliung, mouth of the Tjibungur (6); S. Bantam, coastal area between Malimping and Bajah (7-8); to Pandeglang; NW. slope of G. Pulasari, reaching the crater (10-12); back to Bogor (13).-1955-June 1956. Sumatra West Coast: in the vicinity of Setia Mulia, the Botanic Garden near Padang.



> 400 numbers in Herb. Bog. [BO]. Plants from Sumatra West Coast, coll. from 1955 onwards, in Herb. Setia Mulia.


biographical data:

Fl. Mal. Bull. no 26, 1972, p. 1993.


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