Collecting localities



Biographical data


Ochse, Jacob Jonas


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

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


Born: 1891, The Hague, Holland. Died: 1970.



Educated at the Horticultural School, Frederiksoord; in the employ of the Government Caoutchouc Industry in the D.E. 1., 1914-15; since 1915 appointed in Government service in the interest of fruit culture in Java, successively stationed at Batoe (above Malang) 1915-19, at Malang, 1919-20; since 1920 in the Agricultural Department at Buitenzorg and subsequently at Batavia, finally as leader of the sub-division Horticulture; in 1939 appointed Head of the division Co-operation and Home Commerce. In 1946 he resigned; in the same year he was appointed professor in the University of Miami, Florida.


Collecting localities:

W. Java: Pasar Minggoe and Ragoenan near Batavia; Sindanglaja (Nov. 12, 1924); N. Sumatra: Atjeh (c. 1929).



Herb. Bog. [BO]: material of some Loranthaceae from fruit trees in Sumatra, of a Dioscorea from Java,1 etc.



(1) cf. Prain & Burkill: ‘The genus Dioscorea’ (1936) p. 130.


biographical data:

Natuurwet. Tijdschr. N.I. 102, 1946, p. 97-98 + portr. and bibliogr.; Bull. Fairchild Trop. Gard., July 1970, p. (6)-(12).