Collecting localities




Verhoef, Laurens


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


Born: 1901, Oudewater, Z.H., Holland. Died: Dec. 22, 1945, Beatrix camp, Singapore.



Forest Officer who went to the Dutch East Indies in 1925; in 1935 he was stationed at Manado, N. Celebes. He died as a consequence of imprisonment by the Japanese.

Author of some sylvicultural papers in the periodical ‘Tectona’.


Collecting localities:

E. Java: forest district of Oost Brantas (1928); SE. Borneo: P. Laoet, Tanah Boemboe, Batoe Litjin (1928-29);1 N. Celebes (1935).2



Herb. Bog. [BO]: 38 nos from E. Java (acq. Aug. 1928), nos 65-104 from Borneo. Besides these private numbers which mainly concern herbaceous plants, he collected material of trees in the F.R.I. bb. series of the Forest Research Institute Buitenzorg [BZF]; duplicate in Herb. Bog. [BO] too.



(1) cf. typed report on a trip to P. Laoet and Tanah Boemboe (Febr. 8-24, 1928) in the Forest Research Institute, Buitenzorg.

(2) cf. typed reports on the following trips: Bolaäng Mongondow (Apr. 3-16, 1935), Donggala & Paloe (Aug. 17-Sept. 1, 1935), Poso (Oct. 20-26, 1935), Donggala & Paloe & Parigi (early in Dec. 1936), in above-mentioned Institute.

L. Verhoef: ‘Een tocht naar het Natuurmonument Tongkoko-Batoeangoes’ (Natuur in Indie 1937, p. 91-92, w. ill.).