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Dr. Cornelis C. Berg (1934-2012) was born July 2. 1934 in Bandung, Indonesia. He studied horticulture before entering the State University of Utrecht, the Netherlands, where he studied biology from 1956 to 1964. He wasemployed as a high school teacher from 1959 to 1966 and joined the staff of the Institute of Systematic Botany at Utrecht in 1962. On November 11, 1985 he moved to Norway to become a professor in botany at the University of Bergen and he retired in May 1998. and on the same day the director of the Norwegian Arboretum at Store MiIde . On July 31, 2005 he left it and on September 1, 2005 he became professor emeritus at Bergen Museum. From December 18, 2001 he also worked at the University of Leiden, where he stayed till his death in 2012.. He received his Ph.D. on the thesis 'Taxonomic Studies in Moraceae,' including Flora Neotropica Monograph No. 7. He became involved in the taxonomic research of African Moraceae, resulting in var Further studies on neotropical Moraceae resulted in various publications. Dr. Berg has published over 100 scientific publications, of which several have been prepared in cooperation with his students. His present studies are focused on the revisions of Cercopiaand the neotropical subdivisions of Ficus. Recently, he prepared a treatment of the Moraceae for the Flora Malesiana project. He has carried out fieldwork in numerous tropical African and American countries. Cornelis C. Berg's Author Page