Collecting localities



Wilde, Jan Jacobus Friedrich Egmond de


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


Born: 1932, Heemskerk, N.H., Netherlands.



Graduated in tropical forestry at Wageningen Agricultural College in 1958. Subsequently in the army for his number and in May 1959 sent to Biak near Dutch New Guinea as a lieutenant in the reserve. After return he joined the Laboratory for Plant Taxonomy and Geography at Wageningen, working on African Meliaceae.


Collecting localities:

1959-60. Biak, N. of W. New Guinea. In Feb. 1960 at Manokwari, Oransbari etc. in NW. New Guinea.



Nos 1-1071 collected at Côte d’Ivoire French W. Africa. In Malaysia, Biak nos 1150-1249 (before Feb. 1960), 1258-59, in New Guinea nos 1250-57 collected by Prof.dr J.F. Kools at Enarotali (Wisselmeren); Herb. Wageningen [WAG]. 76 dupl. (incl. single specimens) from Malaysia in Herb. Leiden [L]. Living orchids and seeds are cultivated at Wageningen.