Collecting localities



Biographical data


Hutton, Henry


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


Died: 1868, Java.



Son of a former head-gardener of Lord Houghton, was sent on a collecting mission to the Far East in the employ of the horticultural firm of Veitch & Sons.

Celosia huttoni Mast. and other plants were named after him.


Collecting localities:

1866-68. Java (1866), Moluccas1 and Timor (1868).



Probably in Herb. Kew [K] with General Herb. H.J. Veitch. He collected a few orchids.

In the list of acquisitions of Kew Herb. [K] is a collection from the Cape and South Africa collected by Henry Hutton; collectors may be identical.



(1) cf. ‘Hortus Veitchii’ 1906, p. 130.


biographical data:

Hortus Veitchii’ 1906, p. 54; Backer, Verkl. Woordenb., 1936; Journ. Roy. Hort. Soc. 73, 1948, p.286.