Vaas, Karel Frederik


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


Born: 1911, Arnhem, Gld, Holland. Died: 1980, Yrseke, Z, Holland.



Botanist educated at Leiden University, where he took his Drís degree in 1938. In the next year he was appointed Inspector at the Laboratory for Freshwater Fishery at Buitenzorg (Java). In July 1940 he made a tour to SW. Celebes for the investigation of Lake Tempe.



Herb. Bog. [BO]: 9 nos from Lake Tempe, near Wadjo, SW. Celebes (1940).