Bianchi, André Thomas Johan


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


Born: 1893, Amsterdam, Holland. Died: 27 Sep. 1985.



Studied forestry at Wageningen, and was appointed Forest Officer in the D.E.I. Government Service in 1915; he was stationed some years in the teak districts of Java and was employed by the Forest Research Institute (Buitenzorg) since 1918; in 1928 Chief of the section of wood-technology and in 1940 charged with the direction of the Section for Botanical Exploration of Forests of the said institute. He retired in 1946, and now lives in Holland; he is attached to the Indian Institute, Amsterdam.



Herb. Bog. [BO]: dupl. I 1-6 and 33-55b from W. Borneo, Sambas, Paloh (coll. in the first half of Febr. 1927) ; no 7 is a fungus. Fruits collected on the beach near Anjer, W. Java (Jan. 2, 1940), in show coll. Herb. Bog. [BO]. In Herb. For. Res. Inst. Buitenzorg [BZF]: 38 bb. nos from Borneo.