Collecting localities






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



Is cited as the collector of a no 273, Dendrobium scopa Lindl., in the Philippines (cf. Merrill, Enum. Philip. Fl. Pl., 1, p. 354).

No collector of this name is known to the author, but two English nurserymen, viz Conrad Loddiges (1738; 1826, Hackney near London, England), who is commemorated in the genus Loddigesia Sims,1 and George Loddiges (1784 or ? 1786, Hackney; 1846, Hackney), who is commemorated in Cattleya loddigesii Lindl.2 By the firm of Loddiges several books were issued.3 


Collecting localities:

As to collecting localities they yield the following data: Sumatra (1835, 1840-41); Malay Peninsula: P. Dinding (= Pangkor Isl.) (1835), Penang (1838-39), Singapore (1839-40), Mt Ophir (1840); Java (1838-39); Philippines (incl. Manila) (1836-39, 1841). Part of these data correspond with those of Cuming (see there), one of the firm’s collectors; others do not, viz: P. Dinding (= Pangkor Isl.) (1835), Java (1838-39), Sumatra (1835 and 41) and Manila (1841). Evidently other collectors were employed too.



Herb. Kew [K]: specimens of cultivated plants from Conrad and George Loddiges (pres. 1831-46); in Herb. Munich [M] (with Herb. Zuccarini); Herb. Martius (= Brussels [BR]): 120 from Tasmania.



(1) cf. Pritzel, Thes. Lit. Bot., 1872.

(2) cf. Pritzel, l.c.; Salomon, Nomenclator der Gefässkryptogamen etc., 1883, Appendix; and Backer, Verkl. Woordenb., 1936.

(3) ‘Catalogue of plants in the collections of Conrad Loddiges and Sons’ (London 1814-36); ‘The botanical Cabinet, etc.’ (London 1817-33, 20 vols); ‘Orchidaceae in the collection of Conr. Loddiges and Sons, arranged to Dr Lindley’s Genera and Species; with their native countries and years of introduction’ (London 1842); ‘Palms in the collection of C. Loddiges and Sons, with their native countries’ (London 1845).