Angremond, Arend dí


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


Born: 1883, Amsterdam, Holland. Died: August 1945, Japanese prisonercamp Si Rengo-Rengo near Medan, Sumatra



Was educated at the Agricultural School at Wageningen; went to Surinam as Estate Manager in 1905, taking much trouble for the promotion of the culture of bananas. In 1911 he went to Switzerland, where he studied for some years at Zurich under Prof. A. Ernst, taking his Ph. Drís degree in 1914 on a flowerbiological thesis. Subsequently he departed for Java, where he was Director of the Tobacco Experiment Station at Klaten till 1928, and later of the A.V.R.O.S. Experiment Station at Medan (Sumatra).



Probably a few plants only. In Herb. Bog. [BO]: e.g. material of Curculigo orchioides Gaertn. (pres. 1931).