Collecting localities



Biographical data


Guillou, Elie Jean François le


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

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


Born: 1806, Quinperlé, Dépt Finisterre, France.



Surgeon in the French navy, who accompanied an expedition round the world (see below).

Bikkia guillovianus Brongn. was named after him.


Collecting localities:

Voyage in ‘L’Astrolabe’ and La Zélée’, 1837-40;1 cf. sub Hombron (detailed itiner., liter., etc.), Dumont d’Urville and Jacquinot.



Neither A. Decandolle, nor Lasègue give any information as to the location of his collections. They are with those of Hombron in Herb. Paris. [P]. In Herb. Sydney  [NSW] a few specimens. For the botanical results cf. sub Hombron.



(1) Besides of some small papers (Rev. Zool. Paris 1842, p. 138, 141, 314; L’Inst. Journ. d. Sci. et Trav. Scient. 1e sect. 9, Paris 1841, p. 279-280), Guillou is the author of ‘Voyage autour du monde, pendant les années 1837, 1838, 1839 et 1840’ (Paris 1842).


biographical data:

In Bibl. Austr. Entom. 1775-1930 (R. Zool. Soc. N.S.W. 1932, p. 135); Backer, Verkl. Woordenb., 1936.