Biographical data


Eydoux, Joseph Fortune Theodore


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


Born: 1802, Toulon, France. Died: 1841, St Pierre, Martinique.



Since 1821 surgeon in the French Navy. He accompanied the expeditions of ‘La Favorite’ (cf. sub Baume), and ‘La Bonite’ (cf. sub Gaudichaud). Later at the naval hospital at St Pierre, Martinique.

According to Lasègue (cf. Mus. Bot. Deless., 1845. p. 383) he was appointed on account of his knowledge of natural history.



No botanical collections of his are known to the present author.


biographical data:

Ann. Marit. et Colon. 262, partie non officielle, 1841, p. 783.