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Mendoza, Demetrio R.


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

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

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


Born: 1904, Guinayangan, Quezon Prov., Luzon, P. I.



Graduated B.S.F. in the University of the Philippines (1937), and M.S. in the University of Santo Tomas, Manila (1953). From 1928-41 Ranger, Bureau of Forestry, Philippines; from 1935-41 Instructor in Botany and Dendrology, College of Forestry, U.P.; from 1947 onwards Assistant Curator, Philippine National Herbarium, and finally Senior Botanist.

He is engaged in the preparation of a Flora of Banaue (N. Luzon) with R.M. del Rosario, with whom he also wrote ‘Philippine aquatic flowering plants and ferns’ (Manila 1967).

In 1969 he retired as Curator of the Philippine Herbarium. He is now connected with the faculty of the Dept of Forestry, Araneta University.

Author of papers on economic botany, ecology, and morphology.


Collecting localities:

Philippines. Luzon: Mt Makiling, Laguna Prov.; Llavac, Famy, Laguna Prov. (pre-war); Guinayangan, Quezon Prov.; Manila and suburbs; Antipolo, Rizal Prov.; Mindanao: Mt Hilong-hilong and suburbs in Surigao and Agusan Provinces (Feb.-March 1949), with P. Convocar (see there).-1961. Luzon: since June 1 in cutting and logging areas of the Nasipit Lumber Co. in Agusan Prov., and on the mountains in Agusan.-1964. Palawan (Apr.-June).-1965. Quezon Prov., Luzon (June 1-28).-1967. Luzon: Dalton Pass in Nueva Vizcaya Prov. (Mar. 3-18); Banaue,1 Ifugao Prov. (May 11-June 11) with R.M. del Rosario.



Herb. Manila [PNH]; Herb. Harv. Univ. [GH]; Herb. Leiden [L]. Numbered in the F.B. (pre-war) and the P.N.H. series (cf. sub Philippine National Herbarium). Herb. Kew [K].



(1) Cf. Fl. Mal. Bull. no 22, 1968, p. 1538-1539.


biographical data:

Portr. in Philip. Orch. Rev. 7, 1959, p. 35.


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