Collecting localities




Preyer, Dr Axel


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



From Berlin, stayed about 10 months at Buitenzorg (Java), to get acquainted with tropical crops and their cultivation; besides he made researches concerning useful plants.1


Collecting localities:

1900. Malay Peninsula: Penang (Botanic Garden), Singapore, Blakang Mati; Sumatra East Coast: Deli; W. Java: Buitenzorg, Tjibodas, Priangan Res., Soebang (Krawang); also paying a visit to Centr. & E. Java.2



Herb. Berl. [B]: 159 nos of useful plants from Hort. Bog.; 393 wood samples in the Show Mus. Berl. He evidently collected weeds too, at least Eryngium foetidum L. from Java, s.n.3



(1) cf. Verkl. Pl. Tuin Buitenzorg for 1900, p. 30 and Ann. Jard. Bot. Buit. 45, 1935, p. 25.

Author of ‘Viehfutterpflanzen aus Java’ (Tropenpflanzer 1902, no 8).

(2) A. Preyer: ‘Indo-Malayische Streifzüge’ (Leipzig 1903).

(3) cf. Buwalda in Blumea 2, 1936, p. 166.