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Zeeuw, Carl de


(Source: Flora Malesiana ser. 1, 5: Cyclopaedia of collectors, Supplement I)

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


Born: 1912, East Lansing, Mich., U.S.A.



Received an arts education and forestry training in Michigan State College; subsequently to Syracuse for work in wood anatomy under Dr H.P. Brown at the New York State College of Forestry (M.S.). During the war he served with the U.S. Army Air Force, Captain, later Major, being stationed in Australia in 1942 and thereafter in New Guinea in the Port Moresby area, then inland from Buna Gona at Dobodura in Papua, and finally in the Markham valley in the Mandated Territory of New Guinea.

Upon return from service he resumed work at Syracuse on the Ph.D. in the investigation of the reaction of wood anatomy and physical behaviour; at present Professor of Wood Products Engineering at Syracuse.


Collecting localities:

Mainly woody plants, partly from the Northern Territory of Australia (15), the others (37) from New Guinea (1943-45) in the environs of Port Moresby and at Dobodura in Papua



In Herb. Brisbane [BRI] (dried coll. + wood samples), > 45 nos in Herb. Melbourne [MEL] (wood samples in the For. Prod. Lab. C.S.I.R.O.), and at N.Y. State College (wood samples). The herbarium material of the last lot is still in his hands and in due time will be deposited in the Arn. Arbor. [A]. Fern collections (about 15) and some other herbaceous plants in Herb. Brisbane [BRI].


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