Biographical data


Beversluis, Antoon Johannes


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


Born: 1891, Utrecht, Holland. Died: 1974, Zeist, Holland.



Was educated at Wageningen Agricultural Coll ege; since 1914 employed by the Forestry Service in the D.E.I., at first stationed in Java, from the end of 1918 in Moena, May 1919 in Boeton,1 Oct. 1920-end of 1925 at Fort de Kock (Sumatra West Coast), 1925-28 in Ambon,2 1928-30 in Palembang (S. Sumatra), 1930-35 at Medan (Sumatra East Coast); in 1936 he was appointed Inspector of Forests and since 1938 Head of the Service of the Forests of the Outlying Possessions; after World War II at Batavia, Department of Economic Affairs.



Herb. Bog. [BO]: 3 nos from N. Boeton, collected at Kulipapo and Wila (1920); Herb. For. Res. Inst. Buitenzorg [BZF]: some from P. Boeton and 1 from Hollandia, Dutch N. New Guinea (1927).



(1) A.J. Beversluis: ‘lets over de samenstelling, verspreiding, gesteldheid en benuttiging der bosschen in bet landschap Boeton c.a.’ (Tectona 12, 1912, p. 513-528, 1 map).

(2) A.J. Beversluis & Mr A.H.C. Gieben: ‘Meded. afd. Bestuurszaken der Buitengewesten 1929. Het gouvernement der Molukken’.

Typed reports on the Moluccas (1926), W. Ceram (1926), and New Guinea (Tanah Merah) (1927) in For. Res. Just. Buitenzorg.


biographical data:

Tectona 37, 1947, p. 113-115.