Collecting localities



Biographical data


Keuchenius, Adriaan Anton Maximiliaan Nicolaas


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


Born: 1894, ? Bandoeng, Java. Died: March 23, 1940, Padang, Sumatra.



Agriculturist, educated at the Colonial Agricultural School at Deventer, Holland; since 1917 on the staff of the Experiment Station for Tea, Buitenzorg, Java; from 1926-32 stationed at Tandjong Karang in S. Sumatra; after European leave, since October 1933 till his death at Padang in West Sumatra.


Collecting localities:

1917-March ’26. W. Java: at Tjinjiroean, Tjigombong, etc.-Apr. 1926-Apr. 32. S. Sumatra, Lampong Districts.-Oct. 1933-40. Sumatra West Coast.



He occasionally sent plants to Herb. Bog. [BO]. He made a herbarium of green manure plants, cultivated plants, plants from the Buitenzorg Botanic Gardens, etc. for the West Java Experiment Station; a set of dupl. in Herb. Kol. (= Ind.) Inst. Amsterdam. Most of the Java specimens were collected on Sept. 23, 1926.



(1) E.g. ‘Botanische kenmerken en cultuurwaarde als groenbemester van een 60-tal nieuwe soorten van Leguminosen’ (Meded. Proefstation Thee no 90, 1924, p. 5-44, 14 pl.); and several small papers in ‘De Bergcultures’.


biographical data:

Bergcultures 14, 1940, p. 413, 471.