Collecting localities




Swart, Ferdinand


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


Born: 1894, Amsterdam, Holland.



Since 1919 Forest Officer in D.E. Indian Government service; originally stationed in the teak districts of Java. In 1921 transferred to Tandjong Pinang (Riouw Arch.), and in the same year to Bengkalis (E. Sumatra); after a short stay in Java, stationed in Atjeh in July 1926, respectively at Oeloe Lheue and Koetaradja; from 1933-39 at Trenggalek in Kediri,1 and since 1940 in the Head Office of the Forest Service at Buitenzorg; he retired in 1946.


Collecting localities and collections:

Herb. Bog. [BO]: material of Rafflesia atjehensis Koord. from Atjeh (N. Sumatra, coll. 1926), and of Dendrobium jacobsonii J.J.Sm. from G. Wilis (E. Java, coll. end 1938).

Herb. For. Res. Inst. Buitenzorg [BZF]: 3 bb. nos from Atjeh (N. Sumatra, 1927), and Ja. nos from Kediri (E. Java, 1938).



(1) Author of ‘Begroeiing en reboisatie in het Wilis gebergte in de afd. Kediri’ (Tectona 32, 1939, p. 469-504).