Collecting localities



Biographical data


Hatusima, Sumihiko


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

(Source: Flora Malesiana ser. 1, 8: Cyclopaedia of collectors, Supplement II)


Born: 1906, Nagasaki-Ken, Japan.



Botanist, educated at Kyushu Imperial University; Lecturer in Dendrology; Ph. Dr in 1942. He accompanied Prof. Kanehira (see there) on the New Guinea expedition 1940; he came to Java towards the end of 1942, as Head of the Buitenzorg Herbarium (Febr. 1943-1945) ; at present Professor at Kayushima College, Faculty of Agriculture, Kyushu. Made a joint expedition from Kagoshima University Japan and the National Science Museum at Manila, P.I. in 1964.1 He was accompanied by M. Sato, a botany student of Kagoshima University, and by the Philippine assistants F. Mercado and A. Zabala.


Collecting localities:

1964. N. Philippines: after a visit to Manila, collecting 8 days in Batan Island.1 and 4 in Camiguin (Nov.). In Batan I. collecting on Mt Iraya, along the coast of Songsong Bay, on the rocky cliff between Basco and Mahatao, and in the valley behind Mahatao. 



1054 nos Philippines, totalling 2122 specimens.



(1) S. Hatusima: ‘An Enumeration of the Plants of Batan Island, N. Philippines’ (Mem. Fac. Agr. Kagoshima Univ. 5, 1966, p. 13-64, 5 pl., 1 fig., map).

H. Inoue: ‘A small collection of liverworts from Isl. Batan, the Philippines’ (Hikobia 4, 1965, p. 272-276).

T. Shin: ‘A small Collection of Mosses from Isl. Batan, the Philippines’ (Hikobia 4, 1965, p. 263-271,1 fig.).


biographical data:

Portr. in Hatusima, Flora Ryukyus 1971, p. 69.