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Schouten, A.R.

 

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

 

Born: 1877, Pekalongan, Java. Died: 1932, Weltevreden, Java.

 

career:

Biologist who went to Java in 1908 as Assistant of the Experiment Station for Coffee and Rubber at Malang; since 1909 teacher of natural history at secondary schools at Batavia.

He is the discoverer of Polypodium schouteni v.A.v.R. (cf. Backer, Verkl. Woordenb., 1936).

 

collections:

The above-cited fern from Java was collected in or before 1912 and is preserved in Herb. Bog. [BO]. Probably he is the collector of 2 Selaginellas at Tjinjiroean (W. Java), material of which in Herb. Bog. [BO] and Leiden [L].1

 

literature:

(1) cf. A.H.G. Alston in Bull. Jard. Bot. Buit. sÚr. 3, vol. 13, 1935, p. 438 and 441.