Mochtar bin Musa


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

(Source: Flora Malesiana ser. 1, 8: Cyclopaedia of collectors, Supplement II)


Born: 1929, Semarang, Java, Indonesia.



Indonesian, since August 1948 in the employ of the Botanic Gardens at Bogor (Kebun Raya Indonesia), and from October of that year of the Herbarium Bogoriense; since 1950 ‘mantri’. Is identical with Mantri Muchtar of Herbarium Bogor. He is recorded by Kostermans (in litt.) to have collected 60 field numbers in Komodo (Lesser Sunda Is.) in Oct.-Nov. 1961. He accompanied W.J.J.O. de Wilde and Mrs B. de Wilde on their expedition to the Leuser complex, in 1972. In S. Lampongs (S. Sumatra) he collected 115 nos (Jan.-Feb. 1972).



Herb. Bog. [BO]: c. 300 nos together with Idjan on an expedition to Ternate and Halmaheira in 1951 (itinerary etc. cf. sub D.R. Pleyte).