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Baranda, Dr Josť Sainz de

 

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

 

career:

Mentioned by Merrill1 as a collector of botanical material in the Philippine Islands. In the same paper,2 Merrill states that during Vidalís absence in Europe in 1882-83, the position of Director of the Botanical Garden at Manila was filled temporarily by Don Josť Baranda, an employee of the Forestry Bureau.

Vaccinium barandanum Vidal was named after him.

 

collections:

Herb. de la escuela especial de montes, Escorial, collection made in the Philippines by Baranda, previous to 1874.3 He collected for Vidal.

 

literature:

(1) cf. Bull. no 4 of Bur. of Agr. Manila 1903, p. 30.

(2) cf. l.c. p. 31.

(3) cf. l.c. p. 38.