Collecting localities



Biographical data


Kramer, Frans


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


Born: 1894, Leeuwarden, Fr., Holland. Died: 1943, at the Japanese Kempetai, Batavia, Java.



Was educated at Wageningen Agricultural College and took his Dr’s degree in 1926;1 he attended the Commercial College at Rotterdam too; from 1918-34 Forest Officer in the D.E.I., stationed in Java, for several years in the Forest Research Institute (Buitenzorg); higher official in the Agricultural Department at Batavia, 1934-35; since December 1935 president of the General Agricultural Syndicate. He was taken prisoner by the Japanese in December 1942.

Author of several papers in the periodical ‘Tectona’.


Collecting localities:

W. Java, Priangan Res.: Tjiwideh and G. Patoeha (1919); E. Java: Kediri, in teak forest (Febr.-Sept. 1922); W. Java: G. Gedeh (1922-23).



Herb. Bog. [BO]: > 106 nos, partly in the series of Beumée; Herb. For. Res. Inst. Buitenzorg [BZF]: few nos in the Ja. series; Herb. Pasoer. [PAS now in BO]: 1 no from G. Gedeh.



(1) F. Kramer: ‘Onderzoek naar natuurlijke verjonging en den uitkap in Preanger gebergtebosch’ (Thesis, also published in Meded. Proefstat. Boschw. no 14, 1926, with 15 fig., map, etc.).


biographical data:

Wie is dat? 1935, p. 461.