Collecting localities




Stuhlmann, Franz Ludwig


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


Born: 1863, Hamburg, Germany. Died: 1928, Hamburg.



Zoologist who stayed a long time in Africa as officer in the German army and in various other employments. In 1900/01 he made a voyage to the British and Dutch Indies;1 in 1903 he was appointed Director of the Biological-Agricultural Institute at Hamburg, in 1908 secretary of the Colonial Institute, and in 1921 Director of the ‘Weltwirtschaftinstitut’ in the same place.

Eriocaulon stuhlmanni N.E.Br. was named after him (cf. Backer, Verkl. Woordenb., 1936).


Collecting localities:1

Sailing from Africa (Dec. 25, 1900) to Brit. India and Ceylon; Singapore (Apr. 29, 1901); W. Java: Tandjong Priok (May 2), Buitenzorg (May 3-11), Tjibodas (slope of G. Gedeh, 12), Bandoeng (Cinchona plantations); Centr. Java: Klaten (tobacco, indigo, sugar) (leaving again on May 22), Solo, Semarang (teak) (leaving the 28th); W. Java: Buitenzorg (tea); embarking for Africa (June 7).



Herb. Berl. [B]: siphonogams of India, Ceylon, and Java, 148 nos; 204 nos in the Show Mus. Berl.



(1) Fr. Stuhlmann: ‘Studienreise nach Niederländisch and Britisch Indien, Ceylon, Java’ (Tropenpflanzer 5, 1901, p. 243-266, 351-364; l.c. 6, 1902, p. 181-197; on Java in l.c. 1903, Beiheft 4, p. 1-58); (cf. also Kolonial-Wirtschaftliches Komitee Ber. I-IV.