Collecting localities



Biographical data


Altheer, J.J.


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


Died: 1863



Appointed Pharmaceutical Chemist of the D.E.I. Army in 1852 and as such stationed in Banka in 1858; for some years after 1855, Lecturer in Physics and Chemistry at the Medical School, Batavia.

Author of many chemical papers in Nat. Tijdschr. N.I.



Herb. Bog. [BO]: principally ferns;1 also some Amaryllidaceae and an orchid from Banka, mentioned in Teysmanns list of Banka plants;2 the collection presented in 1860 to the Nat. Ver. N.I. at Batavia, was forwarded to Buitenzorg.3 Numbering > 42; some plants numbered in the H.B. series of the Buitenzorg Herbarium [BO].



(1) cf. J. Amann (= S. Kurz) in Nat. Tijdschr. N.I. 23, 1861, p. 399-412.

(2) cf. Nat. Tijdschr. N.I. 27, 1864, p.157-258. 

(3) cf. l.c. 21, 1860, p. 435.


biographical data:

Tijdschr. v. N.I., N.S. 1, 1863, p. 244-245, w. bibliogr.