Collecting localities



Biographical data


Kuyper, Hendrik Pieter


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

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


Born: 1876, Heerenveen, Fr., Holland. Died: Jan. 11, 1909, Buitenzorg, Java.



Botanist, from 1905-07 Assistant in the Experiment Station for Rice etc. at Buitenzorg; since 1907 till his death Head of the Botanical Laboratories there. He made several official tours in Java.

Some orchids were named after him by J.J. Smith.


Collecting localities:

S. Sumatra: Palembang (June-Sept. 1, 1905);1 E. Java: Malang (1907).2 In 1908 he made a journey through Java, collecting at Telaga Bodas, etc.



Herb. Bog. [BO]. He evidently brought home living orchids, which were partly cultivated in Hort. Bog.



(1) Author of ‘De katoencultuur in de Res. Palembang’ (Teysmannia 1906, p. 377-400); and of a report on the cotton culture in Palembang in Versl. Pl. Tuin Buitenzorg for 1906, p. 251-273.

(2) cf. Bull. Jard. Bot. Buit. sér. 2, no 14, 1914, p. 32 and l.c. sér. 3, vol. 9, 1927, p. 46.


biographical data:

Teysmannia 20, 1909, p. 1-2; portr. in Ann. Jard. Bot. Buit. 45, 1935, pl. 2, and in Album no II of the ‘Kon. Ned. Bot. Vereeniging’; Backer, Verkl. Woordenb., 1936.