Brinkgreve, J.H.


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


Born: 1905, Arnhem, Gld, Holland.



Studied agriculture at Wageningen, and went to the D.E.I. in 1930; after half a year in agriculture (sugar), he was appointed Consulting Agriculturist in Government service, respectively stationed at Medan (Sum. East Coast) 1930-31, Padang (Sum. West Coast) 1932-33, Tandjong Karang (S. Sumatra) 1933-37, and after expiry of his leave, at Palembang 1938-40. In May 1940 he was interned on account of his political conviction and subsequently dismissed.



Herb. Bog. [BO]: Amorphophallus decus-sylvae Backer from the Lampong Districts in S. Sumatra (Jan. 1936).