Collecting localities



Biographical data


Dorgelo, J.D.


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


Born: 1891, Kotten, near Winterswijk, Gld, Holland. Died: May 4, 1925, Soerabaja, Java.



Was a teacher in Holland for some years; in 1922 he sailed for Java, where he was appointed at a secondary school at Soerabaja. In the few remaining years of his life he made a large collection of plants.1

Ixora dorgelonis Bremek. was discovered by him in Bawean.


Collecting localities:

E. Java. 1922. Soerabaja, Gris(s)ee, Pasoeroean, G. Tengger (Kletak and Nongkodjadjar), and in Madoera (Kamal). -1923. Madioen, G. Lawoe (Sarangan, Tjemarasewoe, Oct.), G. Wilis, Kediri (Popoh), Soerabaja, limestone hills near Sidajoe, Sidohardjo, Gris(s)ee, Modjokerto, G. Tengger (Simo, Nongkodjadjar), Banjoewangi.-1924. Banjoemas (in Centr. Java), G. Lawoe, G. Keloed, Madioen, Soerabaja, Trawas, Gris(s)ee, Toeban, Modjokerto (Patjet); P. Bawean (June): Tg Lajar and Sangkapoera; Madoera (Boernih); G. Wilis (Ngebel) (Oct.-Nov.).-1925. Soerabaja, Gris(s)ee, Toeban.



Herb. Pasoer. [PAS now in BO]: ± 3000 nos (bought after his death, with his notes); dupl. in Herb. Bog. [BO] (identified by Backer), and Leiden [L]. The Bawean collection contains some ferns.2

He presented living plants from the environs of Soerabaja to Hort. Bog. in 1925.



(1) Author (posthumous) of ‘Epiphytes’ (Trop. Nat. 15, 1926, p. 2-6, 6 fig.).

(2) cf. O. Posthumus in Proc. 4th Pac. Sci. Congr. Java 1929, vol. 3, p. 140 and in ‘Ferns of Bawean’ (Proc. Roy. Acad. Sci. Amsterdam 32, 1929, 9 pp.).


biographical data:

Trop. Nat. 14, 1925, p. 95.