Biographical data


Heide, Frits Ferdinand Rudolf


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

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


Born: 1883, Roskilde, Seeland, Denmark. Died: 1957.



Studied natural history for some years; flower biologist, collected a plant in Hort. Bog. with ? Fevrell (July 1922) of which material in Herb. State Mus. Stockholm [S]; a Chara in Toba Lake, N. Sumatra (Jan. 9, 1923), and Cinnamomum burmanni in the Padang Highlands, W. Sumatra (cf. Bull. Jard. Bot. Buit. sér. 3, vol. 7, 1925, p. 452). He visited Tjibodas (W. Java) from May 2-4, 1923. Material of the above-mentioned Chara in Bot. Inst. Stockholm [S]. As far as known there are no collections of him in the Museum at Copenhagen.



(1) Author of ‘Observations on the pollination of some flowers in the Dutch East Indies’ (Dansk Bot. Arkiv 5, 1927, p. 1-42), and several other papers (cf. Christensen l.c. below).


biographical data:

Christensen, Den Danske botaniske litteratur 1880-1911, 1913, p. 251; ditto 1912-1939, 1940, p. 140-143; Dansk Bot. Ark. 21, 1963, p. 64, 145-146 (bibliogr.).