Broekhuijsen, Dr H.O.

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


= probably Gerrit Jeronoimo Broekhuysen. Born: 1908, Java.



Zoologist who studied biology at Leiden University (1929-33); Ph.D. 1936. From 1937-39 at the University Capetown; entomologist at Pretoria, 1939-41; freshwater biologist Java, 1941-46; at present in the Dept of Zoology University Capetown, Randebosch, S. Africa.

Numerous zoological, especially ornithological publications.



He evidently collected some grasses for Dr H.C.D. de Wit during the Japanese occupation of Java (at least on 28-10-2603, Jap. chronology); in Herb. Bog. [BO].