Collecting localities



Biographical data


Wolff von Wülfing, Hermann Ernst


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


Born: 1891, Mr Cornelis, Java. Died: 1945, in Japanese civilian camp at Ambarawa, Centr. Java.



Was educated at Wageningen Agricultural College (Holland), and subsequently joined the D.E. Indian Forest Service in 1915. In 1915-16 he was stationed in the Java teak districts at Salatiga, Djembolo, Poerwodadi (Sinawah) and Moenoeng (near Djombang); since December 1916 working in the Forest Research Institute Buitenzorg, of which he was Director since 1932.

In 1933 he took his doctorate at Wageningen. Besides his thesis he wrote several other sylvicultural statistical papers.


Collecting localities:

1918. E. Java: South Soerabaja (Apr.); W. Java: Tjikampek-Poerwakarta with W.A.P. de Boer; Krawang-Indramajoe with ditto (Dec.); Centr. Java: East Tegal (Dec.).-1919. Centr. Java: Pekalongan-Kendal (Apr.); Margasari (with L.P. Weeda in Oct., alone in Dec.).-1920. Margasari (Jan.-March).-1921. Pajaman Forestry (possibly in 1920); Noesa Kambangan (S of Centr. Java) (March);1 Djembolo (May).-1923. E. Java: Kediri, Gadoengan, etc. (May).



Herb. Bog. [BO]: > 82 nos, collected in teak forests on behalf of Beumée (see there) and numbered in the latter’s series.



(1) cf. Bull. Jard. Bot. Buit. sér. 3, vol. 6, 1924, p. 45.


biographical data:

Wie is dat? 1935, p. 477-478.