Collecting localities




Verheijen, Father Jilis Antonius Josephus


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


Born: 1908, Zevenaar, Gld., Netherlands.



 Roman Catholic missionary who after his clerical education was stationed in Flores (1935- ), interrupted by one and a half year of study in Cultural Anthropology and Linguistics at Utrecht University (1949-50).1


Collecting localities:

Indonesia. W. Flores: on the south coast in the vicinity of (M)borong (0-200m alt.), and the vicinity of Sita (400-600 m); in the rain-forests on the north slope and on the summit of the mountain range in Central Manggarai above kp. Mann, Robo, and Ruteng (1200-1950 m); in south Tjibal (N of the range) between 500 and 900 m, and at some other odd localities. Also on P. Roti (1969).



Herb. Leiden [L]: > 2908 nos in a poor state (nos 2379-2460 from Roti).

The collection was made in connection with the preparation of a dictionary of languages and contains some remarkable species.



(1) Author of papers on anthropology and linguistics of the people of Flores, a dictionary of Manggarai language, and of some ornithological papers in Ardea (1961, 1964).