Biographical data


Bolster, Frederik H.


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


Born: 1876, Oppenheim, N.Y., U.S.A.



A teacher, employed at the Bureau of Education at Manila, who beside his teaching work found time to collect a lot of interesting plants in Mindanao etc.

Polypodium bolsteri Copel. and other plants were named after him.



Some of the collecting numbers referred to in Merrill, Enum. Philip. Fl. Pl., exceed 400; 12 dupl. in U.S. Nat. Herb. Wash. [US].


biographical data:

Backer, Verkl. Woordenb., 1936.