Collecting localities



Biographical data


Dierckx, E.P. Frans


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


Born: 1863, Turnhout, Belgium. Died: 1937, Godinne, Belgium.



Roman Catholic priest (1895), biologist who specialized in the study of Penicillium. From May 1901-Sept. 1902 he made a study tour to Java, Ceylon1 and British India. Since 1903 teacher in the Faculty of Sciences at Namur.


Collecting localities:

1901-02.2 Java (8 months, till Apr. 1902): mainly at Buitenzorg, in the Foreigners’ Laboratory; climbing six volcanoes.



Herb. Namur [NAM]: 50 Java plants.



(1) E.P.F. Dierckx: ‘Six semaines a Ceylon’ (Missions Belges de la Compagnie de Jésus, 1903-04) (non vidi).

(2) cf. Dammerman in Ann. Jard. Bot. Buit. 45, 1935, p. 26-27.


biographical data:

Taxandria nos 1 and 2, 1938, 12 pp. + portr.