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Zon, Pieter van


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


Born: 1882, Schiedam, Holland.



Forest Officer who joined the D.E.I. Forest Service in 1909; originally stationed in the Java teak districts, in July 1912 transferred to Medan (Sumatra East Coast), and since Aug. 1916 in Java again. In 1927 he was appointed Inspector, in 1928 Adviser of the Service of the Forests of the Outer Provinces; retired 1933.

Author of some sylvicultural papers.1


Collecting localities:

c. 1914. N. Sunatra: Atjeh, Takengon.-1914-15. Sumatra East Coast: Toba, Simeloengan, Karo Lands, Bengkalis and Siak.



Herb. Bog. [BO]; Herb. For. Res. Inst. Buitenzorg [BZF] (Sumatra East Coast).



(1) P. van Zon: ‘Bijdrage tot de kennis der boschgesteldheid van de Res. van de Oostkust van Sumatra’ (Tectona 9, 1916, p. 251-268, 349-374, 429-448, 2 maps); ‘Kamferboom Dryobalanops’ (l.c. 8, 1915, p. 220 seq.).


biographical data:

Tectona 26, 1933, p. 447-449, w. portr.


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Tectona 26 (1933) 447-449