Collecting localities





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


Died: 1913.



An Indonesian, since 1868 employed by the Botanic Gardens at Buitenzorg, finally in 1884 appointed ‘mantri’ at the Herbarium; he was an excellent connoisseur of plants, who e.g. classified the fossils of the Elbert Expedition. In 1902 he was awarded the Silver Star for Loyalty and Merit. He arranged the Buitenzorg Herbarium in accordance with Index Kewensis.


Collecting localities:

1879. W. Java: G. Gedeh (Tjibodas, Tjibeureum, Geger Bintang) (end of Aug.-beginning of Sept.); G. Tjisalak near Pasir Tengah and kali Tjiapoes (beginning of Oct.); Pameungpeuk (Oct. 21).-1883. Sumatra West Coast: with Dr Burck (itinerary etc. see there) to the Padang Highlands (Aug.-Nov.).-1885-86. E. New Guinea: with H.O. Forbes (itinerary etc. see there). -1905. Krakatau in Sunda Straits: with Th. Valeton (see there) on the 1st of March.



Herb. Bog. [BO]; Java plants numbered in the H.B. series. The collections from Sumatra, New Guinea and Krakatau probably respectively under the names of Burck, Forbes and Valeton.