Collecting localities




Vermeulen, Pieter


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

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


Born: 1899, Limmen, N.H., Holland.



Teacher who studied biology at Amsterdam University (1930-35); secondary school teacher at Doetichem and in Amsterdam; Ph.D. Amsterdam (1947), and subsequently Conservator at the Hugo de Vries Laboratory there. He was awarded the Buitenzorg Fund for 1955.

His main interest is in Apostasiaceae and Orchidaceae.


Collecting localities:1

1956 (June 25-Dec. 31). Travelling by plane, visiting India: from Calcutta to Darjeeling and Sikkim to Changu on the Tibethan border; W. Java: Bogor (July 25-Oct. 3), Kebun Raya Indonesia, making excursions in the environs, e.g. to Muara Angké (N. coast) and Tjibodas; Oct. 4 leaving for Sydney, N.S.W., Australia; back at Bogor (Oct. 28); at Bandung and Lembang with Dr Kostermans; Nov. 8 to Jogjakarta (Centr. Java) as a guest of the Gadja Mada University; excursions to G. Lawu (11-18) from Tawangmangu; Bali; W. Java: Bogor (Nov. 25-Dec. 10), making a tour to the Wijnkoopsbaai; Dec. 11 leaving for W. Sumatra: Pajakumbuh as a guest of Dr W. Meijer, making excursions to Haraukloof, G. Sago, Manindjau Lake, and Aneikloof, in company of the latter; leaving Dec. 21 for Padang and by bus from Bukittinggi by way of Sibolga, Toba Lake, Prapat, to Medan (arriving 23); returning to Amsterdam by way of Djakarta.



About 200 nos from the Himalaya, 400 from Australia, c. 25 from Muara Angké; a collection from G. Lawu (will be sent from Jogja), and from W. Sumatra. The material will probably be presented to Herb. Amsterdam [AMD].



(1) P. Vermeulen: ‘Bezoek aan Plantentuinen’ (in Folia Civitatis 10, no 21, March 2, 1957)

‘Een botanische reis naar bet Verre Oosten’ (Vakbl. Biol. 38, 1958, p. 133-144).