Biographical data


Kroesen, Johannes Alexander


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


Born: 1857, Semarang, Java. Died: 1936, Arnhem, Gld, Holland.



Came out to Java in 1881 and was put at the disposal of the General Secretary; later in the Civil Service; retired in 1911.



When Assistant Resident at Merauke, Dutch S. New Guinea, he sent living plants of Piper methysticum to Hort. Bog. in 1905.


biographical data:

Portr. in ‘De Zuidwest Nieuw-Guinea-expeditie 1904/05’ (Leiden 1908) p. 476.