Collecting localities



Biographical data


Resvoll, Thekla Ragnhild


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

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


Born: 1871, Vaage, Gudbrandsdalen, Norway. Died: 1948, ?Oslo, Norway.



Botanist, educated at Oslo University, where she took her Ph. Dr’s degree in 1918; from 1903-36 Lecturer at Oslo University. She made a trip to Java; the main object of her sojourn was to obtain a general idea of the tropical flora; she devoted herself especially to the flora of the volcanoes.1


Collecting localities:

Java (Nov. 1923-Jan. 1924). Probably visiting Tjibodas and G. Tangkoeban Prahoe in W. Java, etc.;2 according to her own information she botanized in the neighbourhood of Bandoeng and Lembang.



A little dried material in Herb. Oslo [O]. She sent fruits, seeds, and living plants to the botanical laboratory of Oslo University.



(1) cf. Dammerman in Ann. Jard. Bot. Buit. 45, 1935, p. 46.

(2) Th.R. Resvoll: ‘Skoger på Java’ I-III (Tidsskr. f. Skogbruk nos 10-11, 1925, p. 1-14, 10 fig.; no 3, 1926, p. 1-4, 3 fig.; and l.c. p. 1-16, 13 fig.); ‘Kratervegetasjon på Java’ (Naturen 1929, p. 321 seq.); ‘Beschuppte Laubknospen in den immerfeuchten Tropenwäldern Javas’ (Flora N.F. 18-19 (Goebel Festschrift), 1925, p. 409-420, 6 fig.); ‘Fra tropiske Urskoger’ (Oslo 1931).


biographical data:

Wittrock, Icon. Bot. Berg., 2, 1905, p. 184-185, t. 116; portr. in album Christ at Basel; Blyttia 6, 1948, p. 57-61 with portr.; Årbok Norsk. Vidensk.-Akad. Oslo for 1949, 1950, p. 29-37, incl. bibliogr. and portr.; also portr. in coll. Warming in Copenhagen Museum.