Collecting localities


Biographical data


Sohns, Johannes Christiaan Frederik


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


Born: Aug. 14, 1877, Djokjakarta, Java. Died: Febr. 14, 1923. Madioen, Java.

(source full date of birth: Mariette Sohns)



Veterinary surgeon, since 1901 in the employ of the D.E. Indian Government, subsequently stationed at Kediri (E. Java), Taroetoeng (Tapanoeli, W. Sumatra, 1908), and from 1911 at Buitenzorg in the Veterinary Laboratory; in 1915 Acting Director, and in 1917 Director of the latter institution. At his request he was reappointed Veterinary Surgeon and stationed at Kabandjahe (Sumatra East Coast) in May 1919; in April 1920 he was transferred to Madioen (E. Java).


Collecting localities:

1919. Sumatra East Coast: Simeloengan-Karo.-1920. Sumatra West Coast (March); Sumatra East Coast: Kaba(n)djahe (March); Deli Plain, Karo Lands, Toba Lake, and above Medan-1921. E. Java: Patjitan (S. coast Madioen Res.) (Jan. 18).



Herb. Bog. [BO], incl. c. 42 nos from Kaba(n)djahe (Sumatra), and c. 39 from Java; Herb. Pasoer. [PAS now in BO]: 7 nos.


biographical data:

Ned. Ind. bladen Diergeneesk. en Dierenteelt 34, fasc. 2, p. i-iii (following p. 127).