Collecting localities



Biographical data


Klink, Hans


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


Died: made a prisoner by Australian natives in Jan. 1915 and vanishing without a trace.



An architect from Sydney, N.S.W., till 1915 leader of Morobe Station in former Kaiser-Wilhemsland, NE. New Guinea. He was to prospect for gold on the 2nd Ramu expedition.

Saurauia klinkii Laut. & K.Schum. was named after him.


Collecting localities:

NE. New Guinea, former Kaiser-Wilhemsland. 1898. With the 2nd Ramu expedition (Apr. 3-Sept. 3) under E. Tappenbeck (detailed itiner., liter., etc. see there) ; cf. also sub H. Rodatz. -1899. With H. Rodatz in the Bismarck Mts (± June).-With the 3rd Ramu expedition (Sept. 28, 1899-Jan. or Febr. 1900) under C.A.G. Lauterbach (itiner. etc. see there); cf. also sub Rodatz.



In Herb. Berl. [B], bought from the German New Guinea Company.1



(1) cf. Schumann & Lauterbach: ‘Die Flora der deutschen Schutzgebiete i.d. Südsee’ (1901).


biographical data:

Backer, Verkl. Woordenb., 1936.