Collecting localities




Dunselman, J.


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


Born: 1901, Medemblik, N.H., Holland.



A Roman Catholic missionary, stationed in Borneo since 1933, respectively at Benoea Martinoes (till June 1935), and Pontianak. In July 1942 he was interned by the Japanese in Kuching camp (Sarawak); from Oct.-Dec. 1945 in a restoration camp in Labuan; subsequently till March 1947 back at Pontianak. In 1948 in a convent at Eindhoven, Holland.


Collecting localities:

W. Borneo. 1935. Principally in the environs of Pontianak.-1936. Karangan, Tioeng Tandjoeng, G. Serantak, Benkajang, Pontianak.-1937. Visiting Nature Reserve Lo Pat Foen Pi, a lake near Montrado (Febr.).1-1938. E.g. at Pangkalan, environs of Pontianak, Mandor; mainly along the beach and on padangs.2



Herb. Bog. [BO]: > 172 nos, amongst which Salvinia cucullata.3

Some living plants in Hort. Bog.



(1) J. Dunselman: ‘Aanteekeningen betreffende het Natuurmonument Lo-PatFoen-Pi bij Montrado (West-Borneo)’ (Natuur in Indië 1937, p. 83-85, w. ill.).

(2) J. DUNSELMAN: ‘Vegetatieschets van de goudterreinen in de Westerafd.’ (Trop. Nat. 27, 1938, p. 97-104, 12 fig.).

(3) cf. Trop. Nat. 25, 1936, p. 85.