Collecting localities



Biographical data


Wester, Peter Johnson


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


Born: 1887, Arbrå, Sweden.



Horticulturist, on the staff of the Bureau of Agriculture, Manila, P.I., 1911-25: from 1917-19 Adviser Dept Mindanao-Sulu. In 1915 he paid a visit to Java to investigate various cultures.

Author of several papers on Citrus and other useful plants of the Philippines in the Philip. Agric. Review 1915-21.1


Collecting localities:

c.1915-17. Philippines. Luzon: Abra, Ilocos Norte, Baguio (Benguet); Lamao (Bataan), Union Prov., Manila, Camarines, Albay, Sorsogon, etc.; Mindanao, Cebu, Bohol.



Herb. Manila [PNH] (acq. 1915-17), partly numbered in the B.S. series (cf. sub Bureau of Science), partly with private numbers. Mainly food plants (many Citrus sp.).



(1) And of ‘The food plants of the Philippines’ (Bull. Bur. Agric. P.I. no 39, 3rd edit., revised 1924).


biographical data:

Amer. Men of Sci. 1927.