Hell, Willem Frederik van


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


Born: 1906, Medan, Sumatra.



Botanist, educated at Leiden University, taking his Ph.Drís degree in 1931 at Utrecht; from 1931-34 teacher of natural history at Wageningen and Utrecht (1933-34); from 1934 onwards on the staff of the General Experiment Station A.V.R.O.S. at Medan, Sumatra. After World War II he was evacuated to Holland, returning to Sumatra in Aug. 1947.



Herb. Bog. [BO]: e.g. some ferns and Balanophora (pres. through the A.V.R.O.S., 1935-38).