Collecting localities



Oosten, Johannes van


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


Born: 1883, Enschede, O., Holland.



Schoolmaster, serving from 1913-32 in the D.E.I., from 1925 onwards as teacher in natural history; he retired in 1932, and is living at The Hague now. Friend of C.A. Backer; for some years president of the Natural History Society at Malang, E. Java.


Collecting localities:

Centr. Java: Magelang (Aug.-Sept. 1919).-E. Java. 1923. G. Boetak.-1928. Poesoengadjimah, E of Malang; Kediri, at Popoh (S. coast), etc.; Nongkodjadjar and W. slope near Pontjokoesoem, G. Tengger.-1930. Valley of kali Kromong; foot of G. Welirang and G. Dorowati (N of Lebaksari) (Oct.); Tjobanrondo, G. Kawi (Nov. 9); Malang; G. Boetak.-1931. G. Baoeng near Malang.



Herb. Bog. [BO]: about 60 plants; in 1930 he started numbering anew; Herb. Pasoer. [PAS now in BO]: 62 nos; also dupl. in Herb. Leiden [L].