Collecting localities



Biographical data


Abbe, Prof.dr. Ernst Cleveland


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


Born: 1905, Washington, D.C., U.S.A.



Botanist, educated at Cornell University (B.S. 1928; M.S. 1930), and Harvard University (M.S. 1931; Ph.D. 1933); from 1935 to the present on the staff of the Botany Dept, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, U.S.A.; from 1959-1962 National Science Foundation Fellow, studying Fagaceae and Myricaceae especially in SE. Asia. He is usually assisted by his wife, L.B. Abbe (see there).


Collecting localities:

From Sept. 1959-June 1960.1 Malay Peninsula: Mersing, Ulu Gombok F.R., Kuala Lumpur, Fraser’s Hill, Cameron Highlands; several places in Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam; Malay Peninsula: Temerloh, Quantan, Jerantut; Sarawak and N. Borneo: Kuching, Brunei, Mt Kinabalu; Philippines, Luzon: Laguna-1962. Early in the year on Mt Kinabalu in N. Borneo with W. Meijer. E. New Guinea: Mt Otto (June). 1964. Sarawak (May-Aug.).



The joint collections of Professor and Mrs Abbe will be deposited in: Herb. Kew [K], Singapore [SING], Harvard Univ. [GH], Thai Forest Dept [BKF], Univ. of Minnesota [MIN]; woods to the Yale Record Collection, and the Nat. Mus. Washington, D.C. [US]. In the Malay Peninsula about 100 nos were collected with Kadim bin Tassim.



(1) Cf. Ann. Rep. Bot. Gard. Dept. for 1959, Singapore 1960, p. 4, 7, 11.


biographical data:

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