Collecting localities



Wolff, Torben Lunn


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


Born: 1919, Copenhagen, Denmark.



Was educated at the University of Copenhagen; Cand. mag. (zoology) 1947. He was a member of the Atlantide Expedition to West Africa 1945-46, the Galathea Expedition 1950-52, and the Danish Rennell Expedition 1951.1


Collecting localities:

With the Noona Dan Expedition (see there for Itinerary, Collections, etc.)2 he collected some botanical specimens in Yalon (Mussau, Bism. Arch.) and Rennell (Solomon Is.) in 1962. In 1965 and 1966 some more specimens in the Solomons.



(1) Author of ‘The Natural History of Rennell Island’ (1955).

(2) T. Wolff: ‘The Noona Dan Expedition’ (Nature 198, 1963, p. 1044-1045).