Collecting localities



Biographical data


Luytjes, Abraham


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


Born: 1895, Den Helder, N.H., Holland.



Was educated at Wageningen Agricultural College; from 1919-26 Forest Officer in D.E.I. Government service, stationed in Sumatra1 at Oud-Agam (Tapanoeli) in 1919, at Koetaradja (Atjeh) in 1921, at Pangkalan Brandan in Oct. 1922, at Laboean Bilik in Jan. 1923 and at Pangkalan Brandan again in March 1923; in Febr. 1924 transferred to Central Java, Pekalongan-Kendal District and since October 1924 in the Head Office, Buitenzorg. Since 1926 employed in the Division of Agriculture of the Department of Economic Affairs, Batavia; since 1938 chief of that Division; in 1947 Sub-Director of the Department.


Collecting localities:

Sumatra West Coast: Agam (1921); Sumatra East Coast: Laboehan Batoe, Asahan and Langkat (1923); W. Borneo: Mont(e)rado (Oct. 1927).



Herb. Bog. [BO]: Nepenthes gracilis Korth. from Borneo. Herb. For. Res. Inst. Buitenzorg [BZF] (see there): some tens of bb. nos from Sumatra; dupl. in Herb. Bog. [BO].



(1) A. Luytjes: ‘De vloedbosschen in Atjeh’ (Tectona 16, 1923, p. 575-591); ‘Een en ander over den begroeiingstoestand van N. Sumatra en over het voorkomen van den Pinus Merkusii in dit gebied’ (l.c. 17, 1924, p. 1-30, 6 fig., 1 map); typed report on Laboehan 1923 in For. Res. Inst. Buitenzorg.


biographical data:

Wie is dat? 1935, p. 463.