Kulescha, Michael Jossiphowitcz


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


Born: 1878, Brest-Litowsk, Grodno, Russia.



Veterinary surgeon, educated at Dorpat; teacher at a secondary school at Belsk, 1906-11; in 1914 passing the examination in agriculture at Kieff; 1914-17 veterinary surgeon at the front; 1917-20 teacher in agro-chemistry at Kieff Technical College; 1920-21 Chemistry Engineer of the s.f. Djatiwangi in Java and subsequently Group-Adviser in the employ of the Experiment Station for the Java Sugar Industry (Pasoeroean), successively stationed at Pekalongan 1922-28, Pasoeroean 1928-32, and Koedoes 1932-33. After that he sailed for France and settled in the vicinity of Nice as agriculturist.



Herb. Pasoer. [PAS now in BO]: 29 nos from Pekalongan in Centr. Java, mainly collected in 1923, 1 specimen in 1925; some dupl. in Herb. Univ. Amsterdam [AMD].