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Alderwerelt van Rosenburgh, C.R.W.K. van


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

(Source: Flora Malesiana ser. 1, 5: Cyclopaedia of collectors, Supplement I)


Born: 1863, Kedong Kebo, Poerworedjo, Java. Died: 1936, The Hague, Holland



Officer in the D.E.I. Army, 1885-1904; retired on account of deafness; temporary Assistant of the Herbarium at Buitenzorg, 1905-08; Conservator and later Acting Assistant of the said institution, 1910-22.

Author of many systematic publications, principally on ferns.1

Dendrobium alderwereltianus J.J.Sm. was named after him.


Collecting localities:

Soekaboemi (W.  Java).



Principally ferns, also orchids e.g. from Soekaboemi (W.  Java) in Herb. Bog. [BO]; in Herb. Berl. [B]: 310 nos Selaginella (pres. 1912-13). Hort. Bog. [BO]: ferns from Soekaboemi (pres. 1908).

According to Alston the Selaginellas in Berlin are dupl. not collected by himself.



(1) e.g. ‘Malayan Ferns’ (1908). ‘Malayan Fern Allies’ (1915) and following supplements.


biographical data:

Bull. Jard. Bot. Buit. sér. 3, Vol. 14, 1936, p. 1-3, w. portr. & bibliogr.; Backer, Verkl. Woordenb., 1936; Chron. Bot. 3 1937, p. 203 + portr.


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March 1924