Biographical data


Oever, Hendrik ten


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

(Source: Flora Malesiana ser. 1, 5: Cyclopaedia of collectors, Supplement I)


Born: 1878, Zwolle, O., Holland. Died: 1957, Zeist, U., Holland.



Was educated in the Agricultural College at Wageningen and in Germany and took his degree at Munich in 1912;1 since Dec. 1899 in the employ of the D.E. Indian Forest Service, during his whole term of office stationed in Java; finally in 1930 Inspector in Chief; retired in 1933.

Author of many papers relating to forestry in the periodical ‘Tectona’.



Herb. Bog. [BO]: material of Calophyllum grandiflorum J.J.Sm., collected near Njangkowek in Priangan, W. Java.2



(1) H. ten Oever: ‘Die natürliche Verjüngung des Djati’ (1912).

(2) cf. Bull. Jard. Bot. Buit. sér. 3, vol. 1, 1918, p. 398.


biographical data:

Tectona 26, 1933, p. i (277)-iv; Wie is dat? 1935, p. xiv; Persoonlijkheden in Nederland, 1938, + portr.