Collecting localities



Hemert, Paul Joseph Leonard van


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


Born: 1892, Semarang, Java.



Mining engineer, educated at the Technical College, Delft; from 1920-46 geologist in the employ of the B.P.M. (Batavian Oil Co).


Collecting localities:

1930. S. Sumatra: Palembang Residency, in the vicinity of Moeara Enim and Lahat; Centr. Sumatra: Djambi; Banka: near Muntok.



He sent various orchids to Hort. Bog.; material partly preserved in Herb. Bog. [BO]. He discovered the orchid species Dendrobium longicolle Lindl. in Sumatra.