Collecting localities


Biographical data


Hose, Ernest


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

(Source: Flora Malesiana ser. 1, 8: Cyclopaedia of collectors, Supplement II)


Born: 1872, Roydon, Norfolk, England.



Younger brother of Charles Hose, to Sarawak as collector 1893-96, mainly in Baram District and Natunas in 1894. In 1896 he joined H.H. Everett, planting Cutch at Santubong; in 1901 joined the Borneo Co. and persuaded them to let him plant Hevea rubber. Started the first rubber plantations in Sarawak at Dahan Estate (1902), and at Sungei Tengah Estate (1907-19). Retired 1919.

Dolichos hosei Craib was named after him and not after Rev. G.F. Hose.


Collecting localities:

1894. Natuna Islands (July-Oct.): Bunguran, P. Laut, and some small islands.



Mainly zoological, in B.M. (Nat. Hist.) [BM], and to Lord Rothschild. Plants from Natuna Is in Herb. Kew [K].


biographical data:

C.F. Cowan in litt. Feb. 12, 1968.