Collecting localities






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


(sometimes spelled Djibdja or Djipja)



Student Mantri of the Botanic Garden at Tjibodas on Mt Gedeh (W. Java), who was discharged at his own request in 1906, after 18 years of service. He attended some New Guinea expeditions.


Collecting localities:

1903. Dutch North New Guinea. With Wichmann expedition (see there); he returned to Java, before the fixed date, with the other native collector, Atasrip (see there).1-1907. 1st Lorentz expedition to Dutch South New Guinea, with G.M. Versteeg (see there). Djibja did not like to go into the mountains and simulated illness. Besides from the localities mentioned (cf. Versteeg), he brought home some plants from the Varen River and from Thursday Isl.; the Timor plants, from Koepang, were collected on the home voyage.-1909. Sumatra East Coast: Deli, Medan.



Herb. Bog. [BO]; dupl. in Herb. Leiden [L].

He was especially charged with the collecting of living plants on behalf of Hort. Bog.3 A Sarcanthus from Medan, Deli, Sumatra East Coast (July 27, 1909) in Hort. Bog.

In 1911 and 1917 a M. Djibdja, mantri of the Municipal Works at Batavia, forwarded living plants to Hort. Bog.; ? identical.



(1) Botanical report in Bull. Mij Bev. Nat. Onderz. Ned. Kol. no 44, 1903, p. 21-22; cf. also Versl. Pl. Tuin Buitenzorg for 1903, p. 102-103, and Bull. Mij Bev. Ond. Ned. Kol. no 45, p. 6.

(2) Described by Th. Valeton in Bull. Dép. Agr. Ind. néerl. no 10, 1907, 72 pp., and in Fedde Repert. 5, 1908, p. 377-397; cf. also Nova Guinea vol. 8.

(3) cf. Versl. Pl. Tuin Buitenzorg for 1908, p. 15, and l.c. for 1909, p. 36-39, 40.