Collecting localities



Biographical data


Detmer, Wilhelm


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


Born: 1850, Hamburg, Germany. Died: 1930, Hamburg, Germany.



Educated at Leipsic, where he took his Ph.Dr’s degree in 1871; since 1875 Professor of Plant Physiology and Soil Science at Jena. He made a study tour to Java, leaving Europe in the autumn of 1904 and returning in April 1905.1 


Collecting localities:

He visited G. Salak, G. Papandajan, Tjibodas, Depok, all in W. Java (1904), and in Jan. 1905 the island of Noesa Kambangan (S of Centr. Java).



Possibly some collections were made.



(1) Author of ‘Botanische and landwirtschaftliche Studien auf Java’ (Jena 1907). cf. Dammerman in Ann. Jard. Bot. Buit. 45, 1935, p. 29.


biographical data:

Ber. D.B.G. 49, 1931, p. (126)-(138), incl. bibliogr. + portr.