Collecting localities




Katayama, Tadao C.


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


Born: 1932, Konosu, Saitama, Japan.



Agriculturist, educated at Kagoshima University (1952-56), and taking his Master’s and Doctor’s course at Kyoto University (1956-61); Dr. of Agriculture (1963); Researcher, National Institute of Genetics (1961-67); Assistant Professor of Agriculture at Kagoshima University from 1967. He was sent to the Philippines and New Guinea in January 1961, and to Borneo and Java in March 1963 for collecting wild and cultivated rice, with grants from the Rockefeller Foundation.


Collecting localities:1

1961. Philippines. Mindanao: Zamboanga; W. Negros: Hinigaran; Palawan: Bangcodo; Sorsogon: Juban; Legaspi; Mindanao: Muswan. W. Irian: Opeco, Baad and Wajaw in Koembe area; Merauke; Territory of Papua: Madang.-1963. W. Java: Bogor, Depok, Bidaratjina. Kalimantan (Borneo): Bandjermasin, Belandean, Handilmanarap; N. Borneo: Bandau, Langlon, Malalap, Keningau, Pangi; Brunei: Lemunin, Labi; Sarawak: Limbang, Hiller and Ulu near Simanggang, Miri, Seriau, Lundu, Bunsit (Keningau).



Numerous strains of 7 species were collected for his institute; possibly part of them were made into herbarium specimens.



(1) T.C. Katayama: ‘Wild Oryza species of the Philippines, New Guinea, Borneo, and Java (Seiken Zihô, Rep. Kihara Inst. Biol. Res. Yokohama no 15, Dec. 1963, p. 35-46; list of collecting localities l.c. p. 36-39); ‘Scientific Report of the Rice-Collection-Trip to the Philippines, New Guinea, Borneo and Java’ (Mem. Fac. Agr. Kagoshima Univ. 6, 1968, p. 89-134; extensive diaries on p. 112-115, 130-133); ‘Botanical Studies in the genus Oryza’ I (ibid. 7, 1969, p. 89-117, diagr., fig. 1-163, incl. map).