Collecting localities




Sautier, Antoine


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


Died: Nov. 15, 1801, at sea on the way from Timor to New Holland.



Student gardener attached to a French expedition under Capt. Baudin (died 1803) (see itinerary below).

He is commemorated in the genus Sautiera Decne. (cf. Backer, Verkl. Woordenb., 1936).


Collecting localities:

Voyage in ‘La Naturaliste’ and ‘Le Géographe’, 1800-04.1 Detailed data cf. sub Leschenault and the other members, Riedlé and Guichenot. Timor was visited from Aug. 21-Nov. 12, 1801.



Herb. Deless. (Geneva [G]), Paris [P], Brit. Mus. [BM] and Kew [K].2

The collection was studied together with those of the other members of the expedition.3



(1) F. Peron: ‘Voyage de decouvertes aux terres Australes exécuté etc. sur les corvettes Le Géographe, Le Naturaliste et la goulette La Casuarina, pendant les années 1800-04’ (Paris 1807-16, 2 vols + atlas).

A MS. journal of Sautier in Libr. Nat. Hist. Mus. Paris.

(2) cf. Forbes, A naturalist’s wanderings etc., 1885, p. 497.

(3) J. Decaisne: ‘Herbarii timorensis descriptio’ (Nouv. Ann. Mus. Hist. Nat. Paris 3, 1834, p. 333-501, pl. 16-21; reprinted Paris 1835).