Collecting localities



Baptist, W.G.F.C.


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


Born: 1878, Batavia, Java. Died: Febr. 23, 1919, ?Borneo



Came to the D.E.I. in 1897; at first a planter; since 1912 appointed Administrator of the Civil Service respectively stationed in Atjeh and Dependencies 1912-16, in Bali and Lombok Residency 1916-17, and since 1917 in Borneo's Western Division.


Collecting localities:

Discoverer of Rafffesia atjehensis Koord. near the Djerneh River in Atjeh (1915-1916) and of Rafflesia sp. in the subdivision Serbodjadi. Photograph only.1



(1) cf. S.H. Koorders: ‘Botanisch overzicht der Rafflesiaceae’ (Meded. 4 N.I. Ver. t. Natuurbescherming 1918, p. 45 and p. 108-112, pl. 18).