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Ultée, Arnoldus Johannes


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

(Source: Flora Malesiana ser. 1, 8: Cyclopaedia of collectors, Supplement II)


Born: 1878, Utrecht, U., Holland. Died: 1963/64.



Chemist, educated and graduated (Ph.Dr 1906) at Utrecht University, and subsequently passing for chemical engineer at Delft in 1907. He came to the Dutch East Indies in 1907, where he was appointed on the staff of the Experiment Station at Salatiga (Centr. Java); since 1912 Director of the Experiment Station at Djember (E. Java); from Dec. 1921-1923 Head of the Phytochemical Laboratory of the Botanic Gardens at Buitenzorg (W. Java); finally from 1923-32 Director of the Experiment Station at Malang (E. Java).

Author of mainly phytochemical papers.1


Collecting localities:

1912-21. E. Java: in Besoeki Res.; on Noesa Baron (island S of E. Java) (c. 1913);2 Poeger (1917); Djember.-1922. W. Java: Buitenzorg.-1925. Official tour to SE. Borneo (early in Dec.),3 collecting a little on some estates.-1927. Tour to Sumatra East Coast (Apr. 14-May 2); E. Java: environs of Nongkodjadjar (June, Nov., Dec.); S. Sumatra (Sept. 27-Oct. 15).-1928. E. Java: Batoe and Poedjon (March), above Poenten (Ardjoeno) (June), Nongkodjadjar (July), G. Wedon Lanong (Oct.), Lawang (Oct.), Djoengo (Oct.), Tjoban Rondo (Nov.), G. Oekis near Batoe (Nov.).-1929. Lawang, Djoenggo, Prigen, Ngantang, Trètès, Poedjon (March 23), Batoe, Pasirian; South (Benkoelen) and West Sumatra (Oct. 4-Nov. 21).-1930. E. Java: mostly the same localities as in 1929, but besides at Soember Asin; Centr. Java: Salatiga; S. Sumatra, Lampong Distr.: Tandjong Karang-1931. E. Java: Malang, Prigen, etc.-1932. Malang- ? 1933. Trip in Sumatra, collecting in S. Sumatra: Lampong Districts, Kota Agoeng, Ranau, Moeara Enim, Benkoelen; and in Sumatra West Coast: Korintji, Padang, Alahan Pandjang, Moeara Laboeh, Fort de Kock, Harau Kloof, Lake Manindjau, Loeboek Sikaping.



Herb. Bog. [BO]: c. 260 Java nos, and Sumatra plants (50 nos coll. 1929, 1 no coll. 1930; and several pres. in 1933, the highest number of the latter collection being 148). At first he numbered each collection separately; since Sept. 1928 they are numbered consecutively, starting with no 1; the last Sumatra collection is probably numbered apart. His private herbarium was deposited respectively at Djember and Malang Exp. Stations.



(1) cf. In Bull. Jard. Bot. Buit. 1922 and 1924; and ‘De kaarsjes van Tjibodas’ (Hand. 3e Ned. Ind. Nat. Wet. Congr. Buitenzorg 1925, p. 275-276).

(2) cf. Trop. Nat. 2, 1913, p. 143.

(3) A.J. Ultée: ‘Causerie over een refs naar de Z. en O. afd. van Borneo’ (read at the General Meeting of the Malangsche Landb. Ver. on Dec. 28th, 1925).


biographical data:

Bergcultures 6, 1932, p. 494-503; Wie is dat? 1925, p. 381; Versl. Treub Mij. Mei 1963-Mei 1964 (no particulars).


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