Collecting localities


Biographical data


Gusdorf, H.A.


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


Born: 1868, Soerakarta, Java. Died: 1933, Tjimahi, Java.



Entered the D.E. Indian army in 1885, and was pensioned off with the rank of captain in 1910. In the years 1913-14 collector in the employ of the Museum and Inquiry Office for Economic Botany at Buitenzorg (cf. sub K. Heyne). In 1919 he was a resident of Tjitjalengka (W. Java).

Bulbophyllum gusdorfii J.J.Sm. was named after him.


Collecting localities:

1913. W. Java: Priangan Residency, e.g. on G. Bsr near Tjiandjoer, Geger Bintang and G. Gedeh-Pangrango.-Oct. 1913-1914. S. Sumatra, Lampong Districts: Telok Betong, Menggala, G. Soegih, Spoetik-Toelang Kawang, Kotaboemi, Soekadana, Kota Agoeng.




In Herb. Bog. [BO] and Herb. For. Res. Inst. Buitenzorg [BZF] (with original labels): 322 nos, including the nos 1-5 from Java; dupl. in Herb. Leiden [L] (Sumatra).

In Hort. Bog.: living plants (pres. 1913-14, 1919).


biographical data:

Backer, Verkl. Woordenb., 1936.