Collecting localities




Paijmans, Kees


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

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


Born: 1921, Dordrecht, Netherlands.



Forest Officer, educated at Wageningen Agricultural College. He entered the Indonesian Forest Service after World War 11, and repatriated in 1956. He made small collections in Borneo. From 1956-62 Forest Officer, Forestry Department, Ghana (W. Africa); from 1963 Plant Ecologist, C.S.I.R.O., Division of Land Research, Canberra, Australia.

His papers include a publication on Mt Albert Edward.4


Collecting localities:

1950-51. Nunukan I. (off NE. Borneo).1-G. Merundan, Kota Waringin, SW. Borneo (Nov. 4, 1953).-1963. Papua: c. 100 miles east of Port Moresby and 50 miles southeast of Popondetta in lowland rain-forest and savannah, sea-level to about 4000 ft.2-1967. W. Papua: Fly River region to c. 400 ft, also in monsoonal forest.3



Material in Herb. Bog. [BO], dupl. in Herb. Leiden [L]. Herb. Canberra [CANB]: nos Pj 1-174 (coll. 1963), and Pj 175-453 (coll. 1967). See also Forest Research Institute Buitenzorg [BZF].



(1) See internal report of the Indonesian Forestry Department.

(2) K. Paijmans: ‘Vegetation of the Safia-Pongani area, (in Lands of the Safia-Pongani area, Territory of Papua and New Guinea. Land Research Series no 17, C.S.I.R.O., Australia 1967).

(3) K. Paijmans: ‘Vegetation, forest resources and ecology of the Morehead-Kiunga area’ (in Land resources of the Morehead-Kiunga area, Territory of Papua and New Guinea. Land Research series no 29, C.S.R.I.O., Australia 1971).

(4) K. Paijmans & E. Löffler: ‘High-altitude Forests and Grasslands of Mt Albert Edward, New Guinea’ (J. Trop. Geogr. 34, 1972, p. 58-64, 2 fig., 2 pl.).