Collecting localities



Biographical data


Maier, Raoul Eduard Philip


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


Born: 1887, Batavia, Java.



In 1907 appointed a 2nd lieutenant in the D.E. Indian Topographical Survey, finally in the rank of Lieutenant Colonel; retired in 1934.

Dendrobium maierae J.J.Sm. was named after his wife N. Maier-Uljee.


Collecting localities:

Lesser Sunda Islands. Alor (Dec. 1909 and Jan. 1910).1-1918. Bali: Brambang (July 3); G. Kelatakan (July 12-14); G. Pala (Sept. 4-19); G. Batoe Kaoe (Oct. 6-14); G. Patas (Nov. 22-24).2



Herb. Bog. [BO]: c. 350 Bali nos (assisted by mantri Sarip, see there), and a few from Alor; Bali dupl. in Herb. Leiden [L].



(1) cf. J.J. Smith in Bull. Jard. Bot. Buit. sér. 2, no 13, 1914, p. 50.

(2) R.E.Ph. Maier: ‘West-Bali’ (Jaarversl. Topogr. Dienst 1918, p. 111-131, 1 map).


biographical data:

Backer, Verkl. Woordenb., 1936.