Collecting localities



Biographical data


Guichenot, Antoine


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


Born: Paris, France.



Gardener who accompanied two French expeditions round the world (see below).

Several plants were named after him.


Collecting localities:

Voyage in ‘Le Naturaliste’ and ‘Le Géographe’, 1800-04; cf. sub Leschenault (Itiner., Liter., etc.), Riedlé and Sautier. Timor (Lesser Sunda Isls) was visited twice (Aug. 21-Nov. 12, 1801, and May 6-June 2, 1803).-Voyage in ‘L’Uranie’ and ‘La Physicienne’, 1817-20; cf. sub Gaudichaud (Itiner., Liter., etc.). In 1818-19 Timor, Alor, P. Pisang, and the Papua Islands were visited.



Herb. Paris [P]; dupl. in Herb. Deless. (Geneva), and according to Forbes1 in Brit. Mus. [BM] and Kew [K].

For the botanical results cf. respectively sub Leschenault and Gaudichaud.



(1) In ‘A naturalist’s wanderings in the Eastern Archipelago etc.’ (London 1885), Appendix p. 497.


biographical data:

Backer, Verkl. Woordenb., 1936.