Brocx, Willem Christiaan Laurens


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

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


Born: 1890, Pasoeroean, Java. Died: c. 1973, Arnhem, Netherlands.



Since 1915 Forest Officer in D.E. Indian Government service, principally stationed in the teak districts of Java; when at Modjokerto, he was charged with the forest administration of Kangean and Madoera too. In 1948 Inspector of E. Java, stationed at Soerabaja.



Herb. Bog. [BO]: some orchids from Modjokerto (E. Java) in 1935; Herb. For. Res. Inst. Buitenzorg [BZF]: 1 no Modjokerto (1935). Hort. Bog.: occasionally some living plants (1927, 1928, etc.).