Collecting localities




Rivière, Henriëtte Christine Charlotte la


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


Born: 1888, Leiden, Holland.



Studied natural history at Leiden (K IV); Assistant, later Chief Assistant of Botany at Leiden University; in Oct. 1919 she went to Java for the Dutch Buitenzorg Fund, to collect material and make a provisional survey for future more detailed study on the anatomy of lianas.1 In Sept. 1920 she married C.A.M.A. Becker (cf. also sub Becker-la Rivière, H.), and lived for many years in Noesa Kambangan, S of Java.


Collecting localities:

During her stay in Java (Dec. 1919-Sept. 1920), she made various trips in W. Java: Tjibodas and G. Gedeh, near Batavia, Garoet; in Centr. Java: Tjilatjap, Schildpad Bay; and in E. Java: G. Tengger, Zandzee and Bromo.



Java plants in Herb. Leiden [L]. After her marriage she collected Algae in Noesa Kambangan for Mrs Weber-van Bosse (see there).



(1) cf. Dammerman in Ann. Jard. But. Buit. 45, 1935, p. 43.

She is the author of some papers on this subject in Ann. Jard. Bot. Buit. sér. 2, vol. 15, 1916, and in l.c. 31, 1919 and 33, 1922.