Collecting localities



Biographical data


Clautriau, Georges


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


Born: 1863, Marchienne-au-Pout, Belgium. Died: May 23, 1900, Davos, Switzerland.



Was educated in the University of Brussels (pharmacy 1883), and took his degree of ‘Doct. de Sciences naturelles’ in 1887 , while settled as a pharmaceutical chemist at Marchienne; on the staff of the Botanical Institute at Brussels. In 1896-97 he made a voyage to Java and Ceylon;1 at Buitenzorg he occupied himself with a study of the localization of the alcaloids in different plants.2


Collecting localities:

Java (Sept. 1896-March 1897); visiting Krakatau (in Sunda Strait); in W. Java: Buitenzorg, Tjibodas,3 G. Salak, Garoet, G. Goentoer; in Centr. Java: Boeroe Boedoer (= Boroboedoer), Prambanan; in E. Java: Madioen, Bangil, Prigèn, G. Ardjoeno-Welirang (and Lalidjiwo on the slope).



In Herb. Brussels [BR]: phanerogams from above-mentioned localities.



(1) G. Clautriau: ‘Les installations botaniques et l’organisation agricole de Java et de Ceylan’ (in L’Ingénieur agric. de Gembloux 1899).

(2) cf. Dammerman in Ann. Jard. hot. Buit. 45, 1935, p. 21.

(3) G. Clautriau: ‘La digestion dans les urnes de Nepenthes’ (in Mém. couronnés et autres Mem. Acad. Roy. Belg. 59, 1900).


biographical data:

Ann. Soc. Roy. Sci. Medic. et Natur. Bruxelles 9, fast. 2-3, 1900, 31 pp., incl. bibliogr. + portr.