Collecting localities




Delessert, Eugène


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



Travelled to Brazil and the U.S.A. in 1839-41; back in France in July 1841. Some years later he made a second voyage, during which he visited the Malaysian region.


Collecting localities:

1844-47. Sailing from France in Aug. 1844, visiting the following regions: New Holland, Oceania, Society Isls, Java; Philippines (from Hongkong): Luzon, at Manila, Laguna, Yala-Yala, Pasig, Taal Volcano, Los Baños, Cavite, etc.; China, East Indies and Egypt.



According to his book1 he made natural history collections; possibly including a botanical one.



(1) E. Delessert: ‘Voyage dans les deux océans, Atlantique et Pacifique, 1844 à 1847, Brésil, États-Unis, Cap de Bonne-Espérance, Nouvelle Hollande, Nouvelle Zélande, Taiti, Philippines, Chine, Java, Indes Orientales, Égypte’ (Paris 1848). No details on his sojourn in Java are given.