Collecting localities



Biographical data


Kregten, Thomas Otto van


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


Born: 1911, Nijmegen, G., Holland.



Was educated at the Horticultural School at Frederiksoord (Drente, Holland), and subsequently employed in France, at Wageningen, and Utrecht. From 1938-1952 technical representative and adviser of the horticultural division of the Imperial Chemical Industries (Holland) N.V. From Nov. 1952 onwards curator of the Buitenzorg Botanic Garden at Bogor. In Dec. 1954 he was transferred to the new botanic garden Setia Mulia, Sumatra West Coast; at present in Holland.


Collecting localities:

1954. W. Java, Bantam (itinerary cf. sub Adelbert).-1955-57. Sumatra West Coast, vicinity of the Botanic Garden Setia Mulia.



Herb. Bog. [BO] In Bantam collected nos 1-122, identical with Adelbert nos 253-414, from Feb. 3-8. Sumatra plants also in Herb. Setia Mulia.