Collecting localities



Neervoort, Anthonie Marie


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


Born: 1911, s-Gravenpolder, Z., Holland.



Passed the examination of the Horticultural School at Frederiksoord (Drente, Holland) in 1931. From 1932-38 garden architect in Holland, from 1938-July 1939 assistant on the rubber estate Kawoeng at Madjenang, Java; from 1939-July 1951 Assistant Curator, later Curator of the Buitenzorg Botanic Gardens, for the greater part stationed at Tjibodas. After his return to Holland he settled as a garden architect at Mook (Limburg); in 1957 appointed officer for Nature Preservation, stationed at Utrecht.


Collecting localities:

W. Java: Buitenzorg Botanic Gardens (July-Aug. 1939), Tjibodas (1939-42); Mountain Garden Tjibodas and Nature Reserve G. Gede(h) (1942-Nov. 11, 1944); Mountain Garden Tjibodas, Nature Reserve G. Gede(h), G. Pangrang(g)o, Geger Benteng, Gunung Putri, Puntjak, etc. (1947-49).



Herb. Bog. [BO]: cultivated plants from Bogor and Tjibodas (dupl. of the Herb. Hort. Tjibod.), and forest plants from above-mentioned localities, partly collected with assistance of Hasan I, Nurta, and occasionally Atmawisastra (Neervoort c.s. on the labels). Herb. Tjibodas: plants from the Tjibodas Garden, the Nature Reserve, etc., coll. 1947-49 (earlier collections were burnt in 1946). Herb. For. Res. Inst. Bog. [BZF]: cultivated Eucalypti from the Tjibodas Garden.

Besides he made numerous zoological collections on behalf of others, and a large collection of Musci for Prof. van der Wijk at Groningen.