Demandt, Ernst


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


Born: 1883, Holzwickede, Westfalen, Germany.



Was educated at the Technical College at Darmstadt; for 13 years employed in Samoa, viz Manager of a cocoa plantation 1907-10, Assistant at the Phytopathological Institution, 1910-15, and connected with the Magn. Meteor. Samoa Observatory, 1915-20; subsequently Group-Adviser of the Experiment Station for the Java Sugar Industry (Pasoeroean), stationed at Sitoebondo 1921-27, and Chief of the Field Experiment Service, besides Inspector of the Field Service 1927-35. When pensioned off, he returned to Germany and settled at Lindheim, Ober-Hessen.



Herb. Pasoer. [PAS now in BO]: 17 nos from Bali (Lesser Sunda Isls), NW. coast (1929) with van Dillewijn (see there); dupl. in Herb. Leiden [L].