Collecting localities





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

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


Died: 1915.



An Indonesian employed by the Herbarium at Buitenzorg, finally as ‘mantri’; he was attached to some Borneo Expeditions.


Collecting localities:

1898-99. Borneo with A.W. Nieuwenhuis (see there).-1909. Isl. Noesa Kambangan (S of Java) (June 9-20).-1912. NE. Borneo with Capt. P. van Genderen Stort (see there for detailed itinerary of the 1st part of the trip, and for literature): arrival at Bandjermasin (May 13), starting June 5th from Pladjoe to Moeara Tagel; after breaking bivouac there, during the return voyage to Labang (Ma Sedalir), the proa of the Indonesian collectors capsized and as result the collections and collecting necessaries were lost; in order to complete their outfit again, July 5th Amdjah and some others went to Tg Seilor; after the evacuation of van Genderen Stort part of the expedition started for Agisan (via the Seboekoe) by land, including Amdjah who went as far as Djempanga and who was back at Tenampak on Sept. 27th; by proa to Kw. Agisan (via Kapakoean) (Oct. 4-6). Some larger explorations were made, e.g. the Tawanan Expedition (Oct. 17-Nov. 3); to Upper-Seboeda (Nov. 13), Kw. Naoendoeng (17) and back at Tenampak (25); Dec. 7 start of the land expedition to the Simengaris; reconnaissance along the coast (27) and to Tawao. In the Report of the Expedition it is not recorded whether the Indonesian collectors participated in these trips. The following collecting localities are mentioned (in list herbarium): B. Oeloe Seboekoe, B.S. Tampilan, Tenampak, B.S. Toelit, G. Djempanga, Soedjau, Tikoeng, Pembliangan and Samenggaris. At the beginning of 1913 back to Tg Seilor and the greater part of the expedition leaving Bandjermasin on Jan. 10th.-1913. Prinsen-eiland (= P. Panaïtan) (W of Java) (Oct.) with J.C. Koningsberger; also paying a visit to the lighthouse Oedjoeng Koelon (W. Java).



Herb. Bog. [BO]: Borneo (1898-99) 502 nos, Java, Noesa Kambangan 242 nos, Borneo (1912) 1097 nos; Herb. Leiden [L]: Borneo dupl. (1912). Living plants from Borneo in Hort. Bog. (coll. 1912).