Boorsma, Simon Eliza


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

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


Born: 1872, Katwijk a/Zee, Z.H., Holland. Died: 1959, Amsterdam, N.H., Holland.



Biologist, Ph.Dr at Utrecht in 1899; since 1913 teacher at the K. W. III school at Batavia; he evidently returned to Holland, was appointed teacher at the secondary school at Purmerend, and resigned in 1922 on account of bad health. At present living at Amsterdam.



Herb. Bog. [BO]: plants from G. Merbaboe (Centr. Java) (1916) and a small collection from Krawang in W. Java.