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Hooykaas, J.C.F.

 

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

 

Born: 1874, Rotterdam, Holland.

 

career:

Officer who joined the Dutch Navy in 1898, finally vice-admiral; in 1935 Head of the department of Hydrography; retired in 1930.

 

collections:

He collected living orchids in Sumatra West Coast (Agam) and in the Mentawei (P. Siberoet), and Pagai Islands. Cult. in Hort. Jacobson (Fort de Kock), from where material to J.J. Smith, Herb. Bog. [BO].1

 

literature:

(1) cf. Bull. Jard. Bot. Buit. sÚr. 3, vol. 12, 1932, p. 134.