Collecting localities



Biographical data


Harreveld, Philippus van


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

(Source: Flora Malesiana ser. 1, 5: Cyclopaedia of collectors, Supplement I)


Born: 1879, Groningen, Holland. Died: 1957, ‘s Gravenhage, Holland.



Plant physiologist who was educated and took his Dr’s degree in the University of Groningen; for some years a teacher at secondary schools at Groningen and The Hague; Director of the Agricultural Department of the Experiment Station for the Java Sugar Industry (Pasoeroean), 1912-22; General Director of the said Experiment Station, 1922-26. When pensioned off he settled at The Hague, Holland, and since 1940 at Pengalengan near Bandoeng in W. Java. In Febr. 1943 he was interned by the Japanese, and was evacuated to Holland in May 1946, settling once more at The Hague. In 1907 he worked for some months in the Foreigners’ Laboratory at Buitenzorg.1


Collecting localities:

1907. W. Java (May-Sept.): Batavia, Tandjong Priok, Antjol (June 11), Buitenzorg, Tjampea, Tjiapoes, Poentjak, Tjibodas (Aug.); G. Gedeh-Pangrango (Aug. 20), Lembang, G. Papandajan (29), Telaga Bodas (Garoet).-1914. E. Java: Trètès (Nov.).-1915. Centr. Java: Koedoes; E. Java: Djombang, Modjokerto.-1917. Sumatra East Coast: Brastagi, Kabandja(h)e, Toba Plateau.-1919. E. Java: G. Tengger.-1920. Lesser Sunda Islands, Soembawa (Oct.): G. Tambora, Tg Pasoemba (13), P. Satonda, N W of Sanggar.-1921. E. Java: Kediri (Blitar and Lahar Temas, W. slope G. Kloet); N. Celebes: Gorontalo (Oct.).-1923. W. Java: Cheribon.



Herb. Groningen [now in L]: collection W. Java (1907) ‘Herbarium javanicum’, 860 nos; Herb. Amsterdam [AMD]: dupl. ‘Herb. Javan.’ (1907); Herb. Pasoer. [PAS now in BO]: 990 nos, mainly dupl. coll. 1907 (936); Herb. Bog. [BO]: later collections, including those from Soembawa. Some of his plants bear high numbers, exceeding 6000.



(1) cf. Dammerman in Ann. Jard. Bot. Buit. 45, 1935, p. 32.


biographical data:

Wie is dat? ed. 3-4.