Ophof, A.J.


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


Born: 1910, Soerabaja, Java.



Was educated at the Agricultural College at Wageningen, Holland; he came out to Java in March 1936, first in the employ of the H.V.A. (Handelsvereeniging Amsterdam) and since February 1939 at the Agricultural Institute at Buitenzorg. After the war, during which he was interned by the Japanese, he went to Holland. In 1947 he was appointed temporary teacher at the Horticultural School at Boskoop, Holland; later Secretary of the Agricultural Section T.N.O. (Appl. Nat. Sci. Organ.).



Private herbarium of Cyperaceae, collected 1940-41; now at Boskoop (Holland).