Collecting localities




Bünning, Dr Erwin


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

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


Born: 1906, Hamburg, Germany.



Formerly of the Bot. Institute at Jena and then Professor at Köln; since appointed Professor, Director of the Botanical Institute and Garden, Tübingen, Germany. In 1938-39 he travelled in the D.E.I. at the expense of the ‘Reichsforschungsrat’ (State Research Council). In the second half of 1951 he made a study tour to Java once more, staying at Bogor (= Buitenzorg) with a German ‘Tropen-Stipendium’.


Collecting localities:1

July 1938-July 1939. In all parts of Java. In N. Sumatra: Medan-Tobasee (Lake Toba)-Tebing-Tinggi; Dk Tinggi-Radja; Balige; Sibolga; Nias; Banjak Isls; Simalur; Tapatuan, Singkil, Meulaboe, mountains between Tapatuan and Meulaboeh, Tjalang, Kota-Radja, mountains between Tjalang and Kota-Radja, Bireuen, Lho-Seumawe, Idi, Langsar, lowland and mangrove in this region, Kabandjahe, Kota-Tjane, Blangkedjeren; in southern direction near G. Loser, Central Gajo Mts, Tawarsee (Lake Tawar) and trips in the vicinity, Bireuen. S. Sumatra: Telok-Betong-Palembang, Benkulen, Ketaoen, Lebong-Tanda.



Some hundreds of the more common species, for the greater part ferns and phancrogams, at Tübingen [TUB].



(1) E. Bünning: ‘Botanische Beobachtungen in Sumatra’ (Ber. D.B.G. 137, 1944, p. 334-344); ‘In den Wäldern Nordsumatras’ (Bonn 1947, w. 64 pl.).

‘Der tropische Regenwald’ (Verständl. Wiss. 56, 1956, viii + 118 pp., 116 fig.).