Collecting localities




Pa Idan


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


Died: 1913.



Indonesian plant collector in the employ of the Buitenzorg Botanic Gardens; in 1902 he was awarded the Bronze Star.


Collecting localities:

1888. With Wertheim Expedition to the Kai Islands, cf. sub Jaheri. -1897. Visiting the Krakatau Group, Sunda Strait, with Penzig etc. (March 17).-He made collections in W. Java, on G. Salak etc. Possibly partly in 1891 when making trips in W. Java with the botanist G. Haberlandt who made no collections himself. The latter visited: Depok, Tjiapoes, G. Salak, P. Onrust & Edam (Bay of Batavia), Garoet, and Tjibodas (9 days), and was mostly attended by PA Idan.1



Herb. Bog. [BO]: ferns from G. Salak, etc.



(1) cf. G. Haberlandt: ‘Erinnerungen, Bekenntnisse, and Betrachtungen’ (Berlin 1933) p. 136-137.