Collecting localities




Brunig, Eberhard Friedrich (Wilhelm Otto)


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

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


Born: 1926, Schöningen near Brunschweig, Germany.



Was educated in forestry in Germany and Oxford (Ph.D. University of Göttingen 1953). After a short period of service in Germany (Hessen), he was appointed as Assistant Conservator of Forests in the British Colonial Service in March 1954; stationed at Kuching, Sarawak, from that date. In 1964 he lived in Hamburg, Germany, working on a thesis on Kerangas vegetation. Author of several papers on the vegetation of Sarawak.1


Collecting localities:

NW. Borneo. From June 1954 onwards. In the 1st and 2nd Division of Sarawak, especially on poor podsolized soils. Other divisions will have their turn later. Merurong Plateau.1



Borneo plants in Herb. Sarawak [SAR], Sing. [SING], Kepong [KEP], etc. Numbered in the Sarawak Forest Dept series.



(1) A.o. ‘The Merurong Plateau’ (Borneo Terr. For. Bull. 1, 1959, p. 1-9); ‘A Guide and Introduction to the Vegetation of the Kerangas Forests and the Padangs of the Bako National Park, Sarawak’ (Symp. Ecol. Res. Humid Trop. Veget. Kuching 1963, 1965, p. 289-318, 1 fig., 1 map, 2 tab.); ‘Some observations on the status of Heath Forests in Sarawak and Brunei’ (Proc. Symp. Recent Adv. Trop. Ecol. Varanasi 2, 1968, p. 451-457, 4 fig., 3 tab.); ‘Der Heidewald von Sarawak und Brunei’ (Mitt. Bundesforsch. f. Forst- u. Holzwirtsch. Reinbek bei Hamburg no 68, Sept. 1968, 431 pp., roneo, with fig., maps, etc.); ‘The Classification of Forest Types in Sarawak’ (Mal. For. 32, 1969, p. 143-179, 7 fig., 2 tab.); etc.