Collecting localities




Blomberg, Rolf


(Source: Flora Malesiana ser. 1, 5: Cyclopaedia of collectors, Supplement I)


Born: 1912, Stocksund, Sweden.



From 1934 onwards he made several exploration trips in South America and Indonesia, collecting mostly ethnographical and zoological material, preserved for the greater part in the Statens Etnografiska Museum and the Naturhistoriska Riksmuseet in Stockholm, and in the Naturhistoriska Museet, Göteborg.

Author of several popular books on his travels, ethnology and zoology. In 1951 residing at Quito, Ecuador, and an active member of the Ecuadorian Institute of Anthropology and Geography.


Collecting localities:1 

1938-39. Borneo, Java.-1941-45. Lesser Sunda Islands: ascent of Mt Tambora, Sumbawa (2nd week of Sept. 1941).



Small collection from Mt Tambora in Herb. State Mus. Stockholm [S], in 1951 identified by Dr van Steenis; no duplicates available.



(1) R. Blomberg: ‘Högkvarter hos huvudjägare’ (Stockholm 1938, 1951); ‘Tropisk urskog’ (Stockholm 1940, 1952).