Biographical data


Cammerloher, Hermann


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


Born: 1885, Vienna, Austria. Died: 1940, Vienna, Austria.



Botanist, educated at Vienna, where he took his Dr’s degree in 1910; 1910-11 Botanical Assistant at Triest; 1911-13 Assistant at Czernowitz. He accompanied Dr O. Porsch (see there) on the latter’s journey to Java in 1914.1 In active service during the war 1914-18; 1919-21 Assistant to Prof. Heinricher at Innsbruck; 1921-24 attached to the Buitenzorg Botanic Garden; from 1924 onwards at Vienna as University Lecturer and Assistant at the Botanical Institute; since 1932 Extraordinary Professor.

Author of systematic papers on Cinnamomum, Loganiaceae, and of some others relating to his stay in the tropics.1 His interest was mainly in flower biology.



Java material for scientific researches in Europe collected from Febr. until May 1914.2 He might have collected in the years 1921-24 too.



(1) cf. Ann. Jard. Bot. Buit. 45, 1935, p. 90, 92, 102. E.g.: ‘Javanische Studien’ (Oesterr. Bot. Zeitschr. 76, 1927, p. 57-65); on the images of plants on the Boroboedoer, cf. Natur 1923, p, 222-229 and Trop. Nat. 20, 1931, p. 141-152, 14 fig.

(2) cf. Dammerman in Ann. Jard. Bot. Buit. 45, 1935, p. 40-41.


biographical data:

Ber. D.B.G. 58, 1940, p. (18)-(26), incl. bibliogr. + portr.