Tammes, Pieter Merkus Lambertus


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


Born: 1903, Batavia, Java.



Botanist, educated at Groningen University, taking his Ph.Dr’s degree in 1930. Subsequently appointed on the staff of the General Agricultural Experiment Station at Buitenzorg (W. Java), being stationed most of the time at the Coconut Experiment Station1 at Manado in N. Celebes; at present stationed at Makasser (SW. Celebes).

His papers are either physiological, or deal with the biology of the coconut and other palms.



Herb. Pasoer. [PAS now in BO]: 5 nos of plants from Sangihe and Talaud Islands, N of Celebes (coll. 1930), and some small samples in Herb. Bog. [BO].



(1) Author of ‘De bevolkingscultuur van klapper in bet bijzonder in Oost Indonesia’ (Meded. Dept Econ. Zaken N.I. no 11, 72 pp., fig. 1-5b).