C., H. (H.C.)


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

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


[Part 1:] According to Burkill (in Gard. Bull. Str. Settlem. 4, 1927, p. 119) a correspondent of the Botanic Gardens, Calcutta, who after having been in the Moluccas, sent plants from Penang to Roxburgh in 1798. According to Dr A.H.G. Alston (or. comm.) the initials simply stand for ‘Hortus Calcuttensis’.

[Part 5:] In Roxburgh, Hort. Beng. 1814, numerous plants from the Moluccas (1792-1802), Malay Islands (1798), and from P. Penang (1802) are cited with the initials H.C. in the donor column.