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Ottens, Arend

 

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

 

Born: 1871. Died: 1925, Weltevreden, Java.

 

career:

Sergeant in the D.E. Indian Army; since 1911 Assistant and later Custodian of the Museum and Inquiry Office for Economic Botany, Buitenzorg.

Zingiber ottensii Valet. was named after him.

 

 

collections:

Herb. Bog. [BO]: Zingiberaceae or behalf of Valeton, but also other plants,1 probably all from W. Java.

 

literature:

(1) cf. Danser in Bull. Jard. Bot. Buit. sÚr. 3, vol. 8, 1926, p. 190.

 

biographical data:

Backer, Verkl. Woordenb., 1936.