Collecting localities




Rodatz, Hans


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



Entered the employ of the German New Guinea Company in 1897, as estate assistant.1 He joined two Ramu expeditions (see below), on which he made botanical collections. In 1907 he was still employed in NE. New Guinea.2

Saurauia rodatzii Lauterb. & K.Schum. was named after him.


Collecting localities:

Former Kaiser-Wilhelmsland, NE. New Guinea. 1898. 2nd Ramu Expedition (Apr. 3-Sept. 3) under the command of E. Tappenbeck (detailed itiner., liter., etc., see there); H. Klink (see there) and Rodatz were left behind on April 18th, the latter as leader of the Station.-1899. Bismarck Mts (June) with Klink. 3rd Ramu Expedition (Sept. 1899-Jan. or Fehr. 1900) under command of C. Lauterbach (itiner., liter., etc., see there); Klink too being a member again.



Herb. Berl. [B]: c. 250 nos.3



(1) cf. Nachr. Kais. Wilh. Land 13, 1897, p. 15.

(2) cf. Deutsche Kolon. Blatt 19, 1908, p. 15-20.

(3) cf. K. Schumann & Lauterbach in ‘Nachträge zur Flora d. deutschen Schutzgebiete i.d. Südsee’ (Leipzig 1905).