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Houwink, AdriŽn Loo

 

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

 

Born: 1905, Utrecht, Holland.

 

career:

Botanist, educated at Utrecht University, where he took his Drís degree in 1935. He went to Java in May of the same year for the Linnaeus Fund, working some time in the Foreignersí Laboratory at Buitenzorg; subsequently teacher of natural history at secondary schools at Soerabaja (1936-37), and Semarang. In 1946, after evacuation to Holland, he was appointed at a secondary school at Eindhoven.

 

Collecting localities:

W. Java, islands in the Bay of Batavia: Middelburg and Amsterdam (Sept. 28, 1935).

 

collections:

Herb. Bog. [BO]: nos l-5 from Middelburg, nos 6-33 from Amsterdam.