Wahlbe(e)hm, Johan Hendrik


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


Born: c. 1788, Pera (former settlement of the E.I. Comp.).



In 1839 tax-collector and auction-master in the Riouw Archipelago; since 1849 Resident of Riouw; pensioned off in 1860.



He sent seeds, living plants and dried material of gutta-percha, etc. from Riouw to the ‘Natuurkundige Vereeniging’ at Batavia in 1852 and 1861. The last consignment was presented to Teijsmann, Herb. Bog. [BO], through the intermediary of de Bruyn Kops (cf. Nat. Tijdschr. N.I. 24, 1862, p. 101, 261, 272-275, 290-291).