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Niel, Joannes Petrus van


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


Born: 1930, The Hague, Netherlands.



Was educated at the Rijkstuinbouwschool Boskoop (tropical section; 1947-50); rubber planter in E. Sumatra (1951-56), and Australian New Guinea (1957-60). From 1960 onwards Assistant Palynologist, later Palynologist in the employ of the B.I.P.M. (Oil Cy) respectively at The Hague, in Argentine, from 1964-1971 at Seria (Brunei), at present living in England.


Collecting localities:

Mostly in Brunei, NW. Borneo, 1964 onwards.



Herb. Leiden [L]: nos 3377-4415 (in July 1969); no dupl. From 1951-60 he collected molluscs for the Amsterdam Zoological Museum. He makes pollen slides, of which dupl. sets are at Pondichéry (Inst. Français), India, and Herb. Bog. [BO].


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