Heeteren, Hendrik Victor Alexander van


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


Born: 1891, Keboemen, Java. Died: Oct. 5, 1945, Buitenzorg, Java.



Entered the D.E.I. Government service in 1910, at first as a Student Surveyor of the Forest Service. In 1919 he was appointed Asst Curator of the Economic Garden of the Agricultural Institute at Buitenzorg, of which he was finally Curator.



From time to time he sent some plants for identification to Herb. Bog. [BO], e.g. from Tjibinoeng (W. Java) and from the kapok plantation at Moektihardjo near Pati (Centr. Java).