Collecting localities


Biographical data


Däniker, Albert Ulrich


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

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

(Source: Flora Malesiana ser. 1, 8: Cyclopaedia of collectors, Supplement II)


Born: 1894, Steinmaur, Switzerland. Died: 1957, Zürich, Switzerland.



Botanist-ecologist, educated at Zürich (Ph. Dr 1928); travelled and studied in Europe (1921-24), and made an expedition to New Caledonia and the Loyalty Islands in 1924-26, paying a visit to Australia in that period; since 1929 acting leader of the Botanic Garden and Museum, Zürich; in 1933 appointed Extraordinary Professor, and in 1939 Ordinary Professor and Director of the Botanic Garden and Museum.

Author of several ecological papers, not concerning the Malaysian region.


Collecting localities:

1926. When home-ward bound from the expedition to New Caledonia and the Loyalty Islands, he visited the Malaysian region, viz: E. Timor: Dilly; E. Java: Soerabaja; W. Java: Bandoeng (Apr.), G. Tangkoeban Prahoe, Lembang, Buitenzorg, Priok; Malay Peninsula: Penang, Kuala Lumpur.



About 20 plants from the Malaysian region in Herb. Univers. Zürich [Z].


biographical data:

Neujahrsbl. Naturf. Ges. Zürich for 1947, 149, 1946, p. 105 + portr; Vierteljahrschr. Naturf. Ges. Zurich 102, 1957, p. 373-374; Verh. Schweiz. Naturf. Ges. 137, 1957, p. 316-323, bibliogr., portr.