Collecting localities



Biographical data


Jensen, (Mads) Marius (Rasmus)


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

(Source: Flora Malesiana ser. 1, 5: Cyclopaedia of collectors, Supplement I)


Born: 1858, Copenhagen, Denmark. Died: 1916, Denmark.



In 1880 cand. pharmacy, with a lively interest in zoology; from 1880-82 zoological assistant at the Zoo. Prominent socialist, founder of children’s homes.

Conceived the idea of collecting sets of dried plants for sale, but seems not to have carried it out.


Collecting localities:

Sumatra East Coast, Deli (Oct. 1); Singapore Isl.: Bt Timah.1-Malay Peninsula: neighbourhood of Singapore and Johore (Nov. 1901) (cf. Burkill in Gard. Bull. Str. Settlem. 4, 1927, nos 4-5).



In Herb. Copenhagen [C]: some hundreds of specimens; dupl. at Kew [K].



(1) V.A. Poulsen: ‘Pentaphragma ellipticum sp. nov.’(Vidensk. Medd. Naturh. Foren. Københ. 1903, p. 319-331, pl. 4-5).


biographical data:

Entom. Meddel. 15, 1936, p. 360-361, fig. 103 portr.