Collecting localities


Biographical data


Collignon, Jean Nicolas


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

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


Born: 1762, Metz, France. Died: 1788, Vanikoro, Santa Cruz Islands.



Gardener of the ‘Jardin du Roi’, accompanied the expedition of ‘La Boussole’ and ‘L’Astrolabe’ under command of J.F. de G. la Pérouse, 1785-88. He sailed on the ‘Boussole’. 


Collecting localities & collections:

See sub Martinière.


biographical data:

A.Guillaumin: ‘Collignon, jardinier du voyage de la Pérouse’ (Bull. Mus. Nation. Hist. Nat. 2e sér., vol. 20, 1948, p. 96-100; the dates mentioned for the stay in Luzon are wrong).

Some unpublished letters from the voyage of la Pérouse, the last one dated Febr. 15, 1788, in Libr. Nat. Hist. Mus. Paris.