Collecting localities

Biographical data


Prijanto, Botjah


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


Born: 1942, Djombang, E. Java. Died: 1969, Makassar, S. Celebes.



Was educated at the (Bogor) Tjiawi College of Agricultural Sciences (B.Sc. 1962), and joined the Botany Division of the Forestry Research Institute; in 1963 he continued his education at the University of Edinburgh (Ph.D. in 1966, on taxonomic studies in the Scrophulariaceae), subsequently studying for a year at Stockholm and two months at Utrecht, in palynology.


Collecting localities:

Joined collecting trips by Kostermans (see there) to Udjon Kulon Nature Reserve in W. Java and Sumbawa I., in 1968 joined M. Jacobs (see there) in an expedition to South Sumatra. In 1969 he took part in a trip to SW. Celebes with E. Larsen (see there) where they met a tragic death in a car accident.


biographical data:

Reinwardtia 8, 1970, p. 1-2, portr., bibliogr.