Collecting localities


Biographical data


Kalshoven, Louis George Edmund


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

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

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


Born: 1892, Amsterdam, Holland. Died: 1970, Netherlands.



Educated at Wageningen Agricultural College; since 1915 Forest Officer in D.E. Indian Government service, on the staff of the Forest Research Institute at Buitenzorg; in 1922 appointed Entomologist at the Institute for Plant Diseases (Buitenzorg), first stationed at Salatiga and since 1923 at Buitenzorg. In 1930 he took his Drís degree at Wageningen; in 1931 appointed Chief of the Zoological Division of the above institute. After the Japanese capitulation he was temporarily put in charge of the Agricultural Experiment Station at Buitenzorg, and returned to Holland on recuperation leave in 1947; he returned to Buitenzorg early in 1948. He is especially interested in the life-history of the termites.

Author of ĎDe plagen van de cultuurgewassen in IndonesiŽí. 2 vols (1950-1951).


Collecting localities:

1917. E. Java: Klino, G. Pandan-1918. W. Java: Tjikadjang; G. Salak with E.J. Wind (Nov. 20), Takokah (Nov. 25), Djampang (Nov. 30); Tjiwedeh on G. Patoeha (Dec. 13-15); G. Mandalagiri with E.J. Wind (Dec. 20).-1919. E. Java: Besoeki and Pasoeroean (Febr.); Karangpoetih, N of Malang (Oct.); in November: near Malang, G. Kidoel, teak forest E. Java and Besoeki, Kemiri Sanga near Boemboel. -1921. Centr. Java: Semarang, Kedoengdjati.-1933. In teak forests in Java.-1936. W. Java: G. Gedeh above Tapes (Mandalawangi; mid-1936).



Herb. Bog. [BO]; Herb. For. Res. Inst. Buitenzorg [BZF] (coll. 1917-19).


biographical data:

Vakbl. Biol. 50, 1970, p. 144.