Collecting localities


Biographical data


Amorie van der Hoeven, H. A. des


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


Born: 1865, Macao, China.



In 1888 Student Gardener in the Botanic Gardens at Buitenzorg, and in the same year changing his situation for one in the upland cultures. He was employed again by the Botanic Gardens from 1889-91, performing pioneer work in behalf of forest-tree investigation in West Java, first as assistant of Koorders (see there), afterwards working independently. Later he filled several high offices in agriculture. In 1946 he lived at Leiden, Holland.

Dipterocarpus vanderhoeveni Koord. &Valeton was named after him.


Collecting localities:

W. Java: principally at Tjibodas (1890), at the base of G. Halimoen near Soekaboemi (May 26, 1890) and at Rongga Estate near Bandoeng.



Herb. Bog. [BO], especially ferns and material of forest trees.


biographical data:

Tijdschr. Ned. Ind. 1897, p. 1003; Backer, Verkl. Woordenb., 1936 (cf. sub hoevenianus).