Biographical data


Mayr, Heinrich


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


Born: 1856, Munich, Germany. Died: 1911, ? Munich, Germany.



Took his degree in political science in 1884, and subsequently his Ph. Drís degree in 1886; in the latter year he made a study tour to the U.S.A. in connexion with the problem of introducing economic American trees in Germany (Bavaria), on the way back visiting Japan, China, Java (Buitenzorg), and British India; 1887-91 professor at Tokio; 1891-93 Forest Officer in Germany; since 1893 professor at Munich. In 1902 he made a second tour round the world.



At Buitenzorg he made a dried collection of economic plants.1 In Herb. ?



(1) cf. Verkl. Pl. Tuin Buitenzorg for 1886; and Dammerman in Ann. Jard. Bot. Buit. 45, 1935, p. 13.


biographical data:

Tectona 4, 1911, p. 887-889.