Biographical data


Bovien, Prosper Louis


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

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


Born: 1894, Copenhagen, Denmark.



Zoologist who took his Ph. Drís degree at Copenhagen in 1937; Group-Adviser of the Java Sugar Experiment Station (Pasoeroean) stationed at Djombang, 1920-24; he returned home and in 1928 was appointed Chief Zoologist, Phytopathological Institute of the State (Lijngby) and in 1936 in addition Lecturer in Zoology at the Copenhagen Roy. Agr. College.



Herb. Pasoer. [PAS now in BO]: > 107 nos collected near sugar factories in the environs of Djombang, E. Java (Sept.-Oct. 1923); some dupl. in Herb. Leiden [L], and in Herb. Univ. Amsterdam [AMD]. Some nos collected with Kooper (see there).


biographical data:

Entomol. Meddel. 15, 1936, p. 313-314.