Biographical data


Verschueren, Johannis Cornelis


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

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


Born: 1905, Oosterhout, N.Br., Holland.



Roman Catholic missionary; since 1931 stationed at Merauke (Dutch S. New Guinea). In 1947 in Holland.

Author of numerous articles in Roman Catholic newspapers, mission periodicals etc. He is preparing a monograph on the Boadzjie of the Upper Fly River.



No dried collections. He sent living orchids from the Fly, Maro, and Koembe rivers to Hort. Bog., in the years 1933-36.


biographical data:

In Streit & Dindinger, Bibl. Missionum 21, 1955, p. 580, bibliogr.