Collecting localities



Biographical data


Heberer, Gerhard Richard


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


Born: 1901, Halle/S., Germany.



Anthropologist, educated at the University of Halle/S. (D.Sc. 1924); University Assistant at Halle and Tübingen; in 1932 Private Lecturer there; from 1936 Extra-ordinary Professor in the University at Frankfurt/M.; from 1938-45 Professor of General Biology at Jena; since 1947 teaching anthropology at Göttingen.


Collecting localities:

He accompanied the expedition of Rensch to the Lesser Sunda Islands in 1927 (cf. I. Rensch-Maier in Fl. Mal. I, 1, also for Itinerary).1 Together with W. Lehmann he undertook the anthropological part of the expedition and planned to make limnological studies besides.



He evidently collected some plants, at least some duplicates in Herb. Bog. [BO]. Diatoms were sent to von Faber at Buitenzorg.



(1) Author of some chapters in B. Rensch: ‘Eine biologische Reise nach den Kleinen Sunda-Inseln’ (Berlin 1930); ‘Die Inland Malaien von Lombok and Sumbawa’ (with W. Lehmann, Göttingen 1950).


biographical data:

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