Collecting localities



Keers, Wilhelmina Carolina


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

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


Born: 1900, Ransdorp, N.H., Holland. Died: 1957, Baarn, U., Holland.



Botanist, educated at Utrecht University, passing the K IV examination in 1927; Assistant for Technical Botany at Delft, 1927-29; subsequently leaving for Java, and teacher in natural history at secondary schools in the D.E.I., respectively stationed at Malang (E. Java, 1929-31), Batavia (W. Java, 1931-34), Medan (Sumatra East Coast, 1934-36), from 1936-37 in Holland (on leave), at Batavia (1938-39), Soerabaja (E. Java, 1939-41), and at Batavia up to her internment by the Japanese.

She made some anthropological trips to the Karo-Batak Lands (Sumatra, 1934-36), the Timor Archipelago and Celebes (1937-38), which resulted in some anthropological papers.


Collecting localities:

E. Java: slope G. Kawi (Sept. 1930); Pasoeroean (Nov. 1930; 1932); Sumatra East Coast: Batak Lands (1938; on behalf of the philological studies of Mr Verhoeven on the Simeloengoen Bataks) : Harangoal, Tiga Roenggoe and Raja.



Herb. Bog. [BO]: a hundred of specimens; others returned after identification.