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Arnoldi, Wladimir Mitrofanowitsch


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


Born: 1871, Koslow, Russia. Died: 1924, Moscow, U.S.S.R.



Botanist, educated at Moscow University, where he was Assistant for several years; from 1899-1900 he made a tour to the south of Italy, Munich and Copenhagen; in 1900 Lecturer at Moscow; in 1901 Professor at the Agricultural Institute at Nowo-Alexandria (Lublin), and in 1903-19 professor in Kharkov; subsequently working in the Kaukasus, and from 1921 at Moscow. At the outset he mainly did morphological work, but since 1909 he devoted most of his time to algological studies.


Collecting localities:

With his assistant S.L. Strelin he made a voyage to the Dutch East Indies from Jan. 10-June 5, 1909. They made a trip to the Duizend Eilanden (in the Bay of Batavia) and a voyage to the Aroe Islands to make studies on Algae.1 They visited the Mariri Archipelago, E of Aroe, too.



They brought together a rich collection of demonstration material on Algae. We do not know whether phanerogams were collected too; if so, probably preserved at Kharkov. In Herb. Brit. Mus. [BM]: 7 Algae from Aroe Islands (pres. 1912); Herb. Leiden [L]: Algae from the Malay Archip.



(1) cf. Dammerman in Ann. Jard. Bot. Buit. 45, 1935, p. 34.

W. Arnoldi: ‘Voyage to the Malay Islands’ (Moskau 1911; in Russian) (non vidi); ‘Zur Morphologie einiger Dasycladaceen’ (Flora 104, 1912, p. 85-101, pl. V, 16 fig.); ‘Materialien z. Morphologic des Meeressiphoneen II. Bau des Thallus von Dictyosphaeria’ (l.c. 105, 1913, p. 144-161).


biographical data:

Ber. D.B.G. 42, 1924, p. (98)-(103) incl. bibliogr.; Sci. Mag. Biol. (Ukraine) 1927, p. 1-6 + portr.


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