Career

Collecting localities

Collections

Biographical data

 

Quadras, Josť Florencio

 

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

 

career:

Spaniard, friend and associate of Vidal, early in the twentieth century forester in the Philippine Islands; he made an extensive collection of molluscs.

Selaginella quadrasii Hier. was named after him and the genus Quadrasia Elmer.

 

Collecting localities:

Philippines: Luzon (Manila), in Mindanao (Zamboanga) (March-June 1901), and in Dinagat Island.

 

collections:

In Mindanao the nos 371, 545, etc. He collected for Ahern (see there). Earlier collections in Herb. Vidal (see there).

 

biographical data:

Backer, Verkl. Woordenb., 1936, sub Addenda.