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Appelman, Frederik Johannes


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

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

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


Born: 1894, The Hague, Holland. Died: 1965, The Hague, Holland



Studied forestry at Wageningen; in 1920 appointed Forest Officer in D.E. Indian Govt service and as such stationed at Madioen 1920-28, in the forest district Cheribon-Tasikmalaja 1929, and since 1933 at the same time charged with the management of Garoet; at Bondowoso end of 1935-381, at Malang 1938-40; in 1940 stationed in the Head-Office Buitenzorg for affairs connected with nature and game protection; in 1941 appointed Inspector of the eastern part of the D.E.I., stationed at Makassar. After his internment by the Japanese returning thither about 1946; he retired in 1947. At present attached to the Zoological Garden at Rotterdam, Holland.



Few, Herb. Bog. [BO], e.g. from Garoet (1933), Madjalengka (1934), Rafflesia patma Blume collected in the Penandjoeng Peninsula2 near Pangandaran on the S. coast of Centr. Java (March 1934) and Rafflesia zollingeriana in S. Djember (E. Java, May 10, 1940); some Ja. nos in Herb. For. Res. Inst. Buitenzorg [BZF].



(1) F.J. Appelman: ‘De Baloeran’ (Natuur in Indië 1937, p. 49-56, w. ill.); and papers on nature protection etc.

(2) F.J. Appelman: ‘Het schiereiland Penandjoeng’ (Versl. N.I. Ver. t. Nat. Besch. for 1933-34, p. 55-59, fig. 3-5).


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Wie is dat? 1935, p. 444. Tectona 38, 1948, p. 195-196. Blijdorp Geluiden 13, no 4, Apr. 1965, p. 2-3, with portr.; Panda Nieuws 1, no 8, Apr. 1965, p. 1; Vakbl. Biol. 45, 1965, p. 74-76; Meded. Ned. Com. Int. Nat. Besch. 19, 1965, p. 13-25, with portr. a. bibliogr.


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Meded. Nederl. Comm. Intern.

Natuurbeh. 19 (1965) 13-25.