Collecting localities



Dillewijn, Cornelius van


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

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


Born: 1899, Modderfontein, S. Africa. Died: 1956, Venezuela.



Physiologist who got his education at Wageningen Agricultural College and at Utrecht University, and took his Ph.Dr in 1927 at Utrecht; Group-Adviser of the Experiment Station for the Java Sugar Industry (Pasoeroean), stationed at Probolinggo 1928-29; Chief of the sub-division Cheribon, 1929-38; in the latter year return to Holland, and in 1939 appointed Agricultural Adviser Soc. An. Italo-Olandese di Piantagioni in Africa Or. Ital., Ethiopia. This was evidently of short duration, as he was invited in the same year by the Turkish government to make a study tour to southern Anatolia to investigate the possibilities of a sugar-cane culture. From 1940-43 on the staff of the Central Institute for Agricultural Research at Wageningen (Holland), and from 1943-46 Director of the Foreign Agricultural Advising Service of the Department of Agriculture etc. In 1946 study tour through the Near East; in charge of the Turkish government making study tours with a view to plans for the future development of subtropical cultures in Turkey; in 1947 appointed Adviser of the Turkish Sugar Syndicate, making a tour to Egypt.


Collecting localities:

E. Java. 1927. G. Tengger, Tosari, Soerabaja, Grissee (with Backer), Grati, Redjosa, Lawang.-1928. G. Tengger (Tosari, Soekopoero), G. Taroeb-Lamongan (Oct. 21), G. Tjandi, G. (H)Jang, Grissee, Tjaloeng, Pasoeroean.-1929. G. Jang, G. Lamongan, G. Tengger, Tosari, Lawang, Pasoeroean, Soerabaja and in Oct. visit to Bali (Lesser Sunda Isls) with Demandt (see there).



Herb. Pasoer. [PAS now in BO]: 282 nos from Java and 17 nos with Demandt from Bali; dupl. in Herb. Bog. [BO], and Herb. Leiden [L], and a few in Herb. Univ. Amsterdam [AMD].