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Oye, Paul Herman Gustaaf van


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

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


Born: 1886, Oostende, Belgium. Died: 1969.



Hydrobiologist, educated at Ghent University (Ph. Dr 1911); from 1915-18 Zoological Assistant in the Marine Biological Laboratory at Batavia; from 1918-21 officer for Freshwater Fishery, stationed at Tasikmalaja, W. Java.1 In 1922 he returned to Belgium, took up the medical study (M.D. 1924), and went twice to the Congo; Professor of Zoology at Ghent since 1926.

Author of several microbiological papers on Java.



Herb. Bog. [BO]: some plants from Java (pres. 1919-21). He collected mosses on G. Patoeha (2000-2500 m alt.) in W. Java in 1921;2 in Herb. Dixon (= Brit. Mus. [BM]).



(1) P. van Oye: ‘Een wandeling naar Tjipanas bij Garoet (met beschrijving van de vischvijvers aldaar)’ (Trop. Natuur 10, 1921, p. 58-62, 4 fig.).

(2) cf. Kew Bull. 1925, p. 94.


biographical data:

Bot. Jaarb. Dodonaea 25, 1934, p. 21-27 (scientific papers); 13e Biol. Jaarb. Dodonaea, 1946, p. 11-15 (incl. continuation of bibliogr.), and p. 16-23 + portr.; Hydrobiologia 35, 1970, p. iii-xxvii, portr.; Biol. Jahrb. Dodonaea 38, 1970, p. 7-38, portr., bibliogr.; Vakbl. Biol. 50, 1970, p. 66-67.


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Dodonaea 13 (1946)