Collecting localities



Biographical data




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


Died: 1921.



An Indonesian, since 1888 employed by the Buitenzorg Herbarium, finally ‘mantri’.1 He assisted during some expeditions outside Java (see below).

Dryopteris atasripii Rosenst. was named after him.


Collecting localities:

1899. Moluccas, with expedition Ham (see there). Collecting in Banda (Jan. 27), Ternate (Febr. 2); P. Obi (March 22-Aug. 12), and in this period visiting P. Bisa, Obi-Latoe (July), P. Belang Belang and Woi Besar (July); Ternate (Aug. 23).-1903. Dutch North New Guinea. With Wichmann Expedition (see there, and sub Djibja), near Geelvink Bay, Cyclop Mts, Lake Sentani, Hollandia, etc. Atasrip returned to Java before the fixed date, viz when the trip to Lake Sentani and the Cyclop Mts was over.2



Herb. Bog. [BO]: 130 nos from the Moluccas, Banda 3, Ternate 43, Obi Isls 84; c. 250 nos from New Guinea; dupl. in Herb. Leiden [L]. He brought home living plants from New Guinea too.2

The New Guinea plants were provisionally classified by Arsin and later described by Valeton.3



(1) In the papers published by Wichmann and Lorentz on this New Guinea expedition, he is erroneously mentioned as Atjip or Adjip. Atasrip was accompanied by a 2nd assistant, viz Djibja (see there).

(2) cf. Versl. Pl. Tuin Buitenzorg for 1903, p. 102-103; Bull. Mij Bev. Nat. Ond. Ned. Kol. no 45, p. 6.

(3) In ‘Plantae papuanae’ (Bull. Dép. Agr. Ind. nderl. 10, 1907, 72 pp.); cf. also in Fedde Repert. 5, 1908, p. 377-397).

cf. also J.J. Smith in Nova Guinea vol. 8.


biographical data:

Backer, Verkl. Woordenb., 1936.