Collecting localities




Steemann Nielsen, Ewer


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

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


Born: 1907, Copenhagen, Denmark.



Professor of Botany at the Pharmaceutical College, Copenhagen; botanist of the ‘Dana’ Expedition, 1928-30.1


Collecting localities:

‘Dana’ Expedition, 1928-30.1 Leaving Copenhagen (June 14, 1928), via Plymouth, Morocco, Madeira, Martinique, Panama, Marquesas lsls, Tahiti, Cook Isls, Samoa Isls, Fiji Isls, New Caledonia, New Zealand, New South Wales, Queensland; Thursday lsl. (March 18, 1929); Moluccas: Ambon (25); N. Celebes: Manado (30-31); Cochin-China, Siam, Annam; Philippines, Luzon: Aparri (May 23); Formosa, Shanghai, Formosa; Luzon: Manila (June 17-24, visiting Mt Maquiling); N. Celebes: Manado (July 3-4); Dutch NW. New Guinea: Manokuari ( = Manokwari, 15-26); P. Talisse (near Manado) (before July 3, and in Aug.); N. Celebes: Manado (Aug. 3-5); E. Java: Surabaya (20-28, visiting Mt Panderman); W. Java: Batavia (Sept. 5); Mentawai Islands: Sipora (Sept.-Oct.); Sumatra West Coast: Padang (13, 26-Oct. 4); Cocos Isls; W. Sumatra: Padang (30-31); Nov., when at Belawan Deli, visiting Medan and Brastagi; Nicobar Isls; Sumatra East Coast: Belawan Deli (Nov. 10-14); Ceylon; Seychelles, Madagascar, E. & S. Africa; St Helena, Sierra Leone, Teneriffe, the Canaries, N. Africa, Italy, and back to Copenhagen (arrival June 30, 1930).



Herb. Copenhagen [C]: plants from the ‘Dana’ Expedition. The expedition collected in the Malaysian region in 1929, about 600 specim., viz from: Thursday Isl. (N of Australia, March 18) nos 556-575, Manado (N. Celebes, March 31 and July 4) nos 743-781, P. Biaro (southernmost of the Sangihe Isls, July 6) nos 782-824a, Mt Maquiling (Luzon, P.I., June 20) nos 825-834, Manokuari (Dutch NW. New Guinea, ? June 27) nos 835-904, Mt Panderman (E. Java, Aug. 25) nos 905-997, South Pagai (W of Sumatra, Sept. 24) nos 1012-1048, Emmahaven (Sum. West Coast, Oct. 30) nos 1062-1112, Loeboek Salasih (= Soelasih, Padang Highlands, Sumatra West Coast, Oct. 30) nos 1113-1206, G. Pintoe (near Medan, Sumatra East Coast, Nov. 11) nos 1207-1320.

On the original labels of the expedition the collector’s name is printed: Ewer Nielsen !



(1) cf. List of the ports called at, etc. in Dana-report no 1 ‘Introduction to the reports from the Carlsberg foundation’s oceanographical expedition round the world 1928-30’ (Copenhagen & London 1934) p. 10-11. For members of the expedition cf. l.c. p. 14-15.

‘Dana’s Togt omkring Jorden 1928-1930 of Johannes Schmidt og Deltagerne i Ekspeditionen’ (København 1932).