Collecting localities




Bruggeman, Marie Louis Abraham


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


Born:1894, Amsterdam, Holland. Died: 1982, Apeldoorn, Netherlands.



Educated at the Horticultural School at Frederiksoord, was appointed Asst Curator, in charge of the Mountain Garden at Tjibodas (W. Java) in Dec. 1921; in Nov. 1927 he was transferred to the Buitenzorg Botanic Gardens.

He is the author of an illustrated guide of Tjibodas (1927), of a revised list of the numbered trees and shrubs in the mountain forest near Tjibodas, and of publications on ornamental plants.1

He is commemorated in Sindora bruggemanii de Wit.


Collecting localities:

W.Java: G. Gedeh, Tjibodas (1924-27); G. Bèsèr (Tjiandjoer) (1929); Centr. Java: Tjilatjap and Noesa Kambangan (Febr. 1929); W. Java: Tjibodas (Sept. 1931); Wijnkoopsbaai (Nov. 1931).



Large number of plants (834) in Mt Gedeh Nature Reserve, which formed the basis of the now destroyed local herbarium at Tjibodas. Herb. Bog. [BO]: 31 nos from Tjilatjap and Noesa Kambangan; coll. Wijnkoopsbaai together with Hagen, etc.; Java dupl. in Herb. Leiden [L].

The numbers of his collections exceed 3744.



(1) ‘The numbered trees, shrubs and lianes in the forest of Mount Gedé near Tjibodas, West Java’ (Bull. Jard. Bot. Buit. sér. 3, vol. 9, 1927, p. 196-217).