Collecting localities



Kerling, Louise Catharina Petronella


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


Born: 1900, The Hague, Holland.



Botanist, educated at Leiden University (Ph. Dr at Utrecht, 1928); Assistant at the Agricultural College, Wageningen, 1926-29; teacher in natural history at secondary schools in the D.E.I., viz at Djokjakarta (Centr. Java) 1929-35, Medan (Sumatra) 1936-39, and Djokjakarta once more 1939-42; on the staff of the Bot. Laboratory of the General Agricultural Exp. Station, Buitenzorg, 1942-43; after internment by the Japanese, she was evacuated to Australia in 1945. At present phytopathologist at the Agricultural College, Wageningen.


Collecting localities:

Centr. Java: kali Oerang, above Djokja (Sept. 1932).-Sumatra East Coast: Simeloengoen, and near Toba Lake (1938).



Herb. Bog. [BO]: specimen of Cupressus benthamii Endl. (cult.) and some material from Sumatra; cf. also sub Thung.