Collecting localities




Burger, Dionijs


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

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


Born: 1893, Groningen, Holland. Died: 1978, Wassenaar, Holland.



Forest Officer, educated at Wageningen Agricultural College, in D.E. Indian Government service since 1917; at first stationed in the teak districts of Java, in 1921 put at the disposal of the Director of the Forest Research Institute (Buitenzorg), in Dec. 1925 transferred to Banka, in 1927 to the teak districts in Java again and subsequently to Malang (1929), Buitenzorg (1935), Djombang (1936) and Malang (1937). In 1941 he was promoted to Inspector; retired in 1947. At present Head of the Office for Agrarian Affairs of the Government Service of the National Plan in the Netherlands.

His publications relate to forestry and ecology.1


Collecting localities:

Centr. Java: Getas (Febr. 1918); Zuidergebergte near Djokja, and Duizendgebergte near Soerakarta (Aug. 1922).-E. Java: Kediri (Sept. 1922).-Centr. Java: G. Sewoe (= G. Kidoel or Zuidergebergte) (1924).-Billiton: Manggar (on padangs) (May 26, 1926); Banka: Blinjoe (on padangs) (May 30, 1926).-E. Java: G. Kembar (one of the lower summits of the Ardjoeno-Welirang complex) (1929).



Herb. Bog. [BO]: collections 1918 and 1922 on behalf of Beumée (see there) and numbered in the latter’s series; coll. 1924 from G. Sewoe is composed of the nos 2054-2100, 2150-2200 and 5609-5640 (possibly Ja. nos of the F.R.I.?); from Banka 26 and from Billiton 16 nos, numbered in succession 1-42.

In Herb. Pasoer. [PAS on permanent loan to BO]: 2 nos from G. Kembar (1929).



(1) e.g. ‘Brand in gebergtebosch’ (Tectona 23, 1930, p. 392-407).