Collecting localities



Biographical data


Brigham, Dr William Tufts


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


Born: 1841, Boston, Mass., U.S.A.. Died: 1926, Honolulu, Hawaii.



Director of the Bernice P. Bishop Museum at Honolulu, made a journey around the world to study matters relating to museums,1 during which the Malay Peninsula and Java were visited.


Collecting localities:1 

1912. During his voyage round the world (Apr. 10-Dec. 3) he visited the Malay Peninsula: Penang, Singapore (1 week) and Java; in W. Java: Tandjong Priok-Batavia-Buitenzorg (Sept. 14-16); Garoet (17-22), visiting Lake Bagindas (= prob. Bagendit!) (18), G. Papandajan crater (ascending from Tjisoeroepan, 21); in Centr. Java: Djokja (23-25), visiting the Boroeboedoer and Tjandi Mendoet (24), and the Prambanan (25); in E. Java: Soerabaja (26-27), Pasoeroean-Poespo-Tosari (G. Tengger) (28), Zandzee-G. Bromo (Tengger) (30); Poespo-Soerabaja (Oct. 1); Oct. 4 leaving Java.



Herb. Bern. P. Bish. Mus. [BISH]: some ferns, Nepenthes, etc., from G. Papandajan,2 possibly from other localities too.



(1) cf. Occ. Pap. Bern. P. Bish. Mus. Hawaii 5, 1913, p. 128-184 (relating to the Malay Peninsula and Java).

(2) cf. l.c. p. 157.


biographical data:

Who’s who in America ed. 3-4; Amer. Men of Sci. ed. 3.