Collecting localities




Visser, Willem Anthony


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


Born: 1913, Zoeterwoude, Z.H., Holland.



Passed his youth with his parents in Java; geologist, educated at Leiden University (Ph.Dr 1937); in 1937 he entered the employ of the B.P.M. (Batavian Oil Co.). He collected plants during secondary-school years.


Collecting localities:

1927-31. W.Java: Batavia, G. Gedeh-Pangrango, Tjilintjing (March 16 and 31, 1929), Bantam, G. Tjibodas (Tjampea), Lembang, Pengalengan,1 G. Papandajan, etc.



Herb. Leiden [L]: 141 phanerogams and Fungi from Switzerland and Java (pres. 1937/38). The cited1 Java plants are numbered A 23 101 and A 23102. These high numbers are the result of a decimal system whereby the units refer to the species, the tens to the genus, the hundreds to the family, etc.



(1) cf. Bakuizen v.d. Brink f. in Rec. Trav. Bot. néerl. 40, 1943, p. 67, 77.