Dirks, Andries


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


Born: 1897, Leiden, Holland.



Since 1918 in the D.E.I. Civil Service in various ranks, finally Assistant Resident; stationed respectively in the Lampong Districts (S. Sumatra) 1922-23, Kediri Res. (E. Java) 1923-25, SE. Borneo 1928-32, Palembang Res. (S. Sumatra) 1932-34, Assistant Resident of Langkat (Sumatra East Coast) at Bindjei 1935-36, of Loewoe (Celebes and Dependencies) at Palopo 1936-38, of Simeloengoen and the Karo Lands at Pematang Siantar (Sumatra East Coast) 1938-41, at Manado (N. Celebes) in 1941. In 1947 on leave in Holland.



Herb. Bog. [BO]: Rafflesia from Telok Betong, Lampongs (S. Sumatra) (coll. Nov. 1922); plants collected along the way of Badjo to Ranteballa (= Rantebello), E. slope Rante Mario in SW. Celebes (pres. Aug. 1937).