Collecting localities



Biographical data


Hachisuka, Marquis Masauji


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

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


Born: 1903, Tokyo, Japan. Died: 1953, Atami, Japan.



Ornithologist who after school years in Japan, was educated at Cambridge University (1922-27), and returned home after several months of travel through the United States, Canada, and Hawaii. In later years he travelled extensively in Europe, Africa, Korea, and China, and conducted an expedition to the Philippines in 1928-29.

Author of numerous articles and books on birds1; Ph. of India, D.S. of the University of California and Hokkaido.


Collecting localities:

Some ferns specimens on Mt Apo, Mindanao (P.I.), in Feb. 1929.



Specimens in Herb. Brit. Mus. [BM].

It is possible that he collected ferns only. Evidently at least some phanerogams too.



(1) Cf. Tori 13, no 63, 1953, p. 8, 34-47.

(2) Cf. M. Hachisuka: ‘The Birds of the Phillippine Islands’ (London 1931). List of collected ferns (27) and phanerogams (19) on p. 71-73.


biographical data:

Memorial Number, Tori (Bull. Ornith. Soc. Japan) 13, no 63, 1953, p. 1-134, portr., incl. Engl. necrology on p. 6-8.