Collecting localities



Biographical data


Valentin, Aron Oscar


(Source: Flora Malesiana ser. 1, 5: Cyclopaedia of collectors, Supplement I)


Born: 1885, Stockholm, Sweden.



Merchant; Director of Ekström & Borgström.

He developed a keen interest in botany and made study tours in several countries (see sub Collections). From 1930-31 in the employ of the Natural History Museum in Stockholm, taking his Ph.D. in 1939.


Collecting localities:

He collected plants in Brazil and Magellansland in 1921-22, in East Asia in 1925-26, in S. Africa and Australia in 1927-281, and in N. America (1929).



A specimen collected at Pasay, Manila (Luzon) on Sept. 9, 1925 in Herb. State Mus. Stockholm [S]. In 1930, 430 phanerogams from the Indies and Australia were presented to Herb. State Mus. Stockholm [S]; in 1931 mainly plants from Australia.



(1) R. Florin in litt. March 17, 1953.


biographical data:

Vem är det 1951.