Collecting localities



Sauveur, Emile Gaston


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

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

(Source: Flora Malesiana ser. 1, 8: Cyclopaedia of collectors, Supplement II)


Born: 1915, Groningen, Holland. Died: 1984, Bogor, Indonesia.



Forester, educated at the Agricultural College, Wageningen (1932-39). After having been in France and Africa, he went to Java at his own expense about 1940; he first enlisted in the D.E. Indian Army at Buitenzorg, and subsequently was appointed in the employ of the Pinus Exploitation (turpentine winning) near Takengon in N. Sumatra. After World War II in the employ of the Forest Service in Indonesia. After World War II he was wrongly supposed to have died in a prisoner camp in Siam.

He was in the employ of Netherlands Indian, later Indonesian Forest Service. He was in Java, Borneo (Pleihari, 1965), W. Sumatra, and Timor (coll. no 111 near Oesau, Nov. 2, 1960). On leave in the Netherlands in May 1970, after which he returned to Indonesia. In the years 1971-73 he collected plants in the Jalimo Valley, east of Baliem, West New Guinea (Irian), partly together with G. Sinke; numbered from 2500-2707.


Collecting localities:

1940. W. Java: environs of Buitenzorg.



Private collection; probably lost now.