Biographical data


Dommers, Johannes Leonardus


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


Born: 1870, Padang, Sumatra. Died: Jan. 13, 1923, Soerabaja, Java.



Head Overseer in the employ of the D.E.I. Forest Service; in 1900 temporarily put at the disposal of the Botanic Gardens (Buitenzorg) and stationed at the Govt Gutta-Percha Estate Tjipetir (near Tjibadak, W. Java); at the end of 1901 back with his corps again. Ten of his thirty years of service were passed in P. Kangean (NE of Java), in which island he collected plants in the years 1913 and 1919-22.



Herb. Bog. [BO]: 208 nos, and material in alcohol (pres. 1913).


biographical data:

Tectona 16, 1923, p. 291-292 + portr.