Collecting localities



Biographical data


Kjellman, Frans Reinhold


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


Born: 1846, Bromö, Torsö, Sweden. Died: 1907, Uppsala, Sweden.



Studied botany at Uppsala University (Ph.D. 1872); from 1883 Professor of Botany there. He made botanical explorations in Spitsbergen (1872-73), and Nova Zembla (1875), and accompanied the Vega Expedition (see under Almquist).

He is the author of numerous publications, mainly dealing with Algae.

Kjellmania J. Reinke has been named after him.


Collecting localities:

He collected phanerogams near Alaska,1 and he might have collected others in the Malaysian region in the ‘Vega’ (1878-79).



The botanical collections of that expedition are in Herb. Uppsala [UPS] and dupl. in Stockholm [S].



(1) Cf. E. Hultén in Bot. Not. 1940, p. 303.


biographical data:

Svensk Bot. Tidskr. 1907, p. 276-285; Svensk Vet. Ak. Arsbok f. 1908, p. 279-300; Ymer 1907, p. 286-292; Krok, Bibl. Bot. Suec. 1918, p. 349-353, incl. bibliogr.