Schoggers, J.C.F.


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


Born: 1843, Padang, Sumatra. Died: 1908, Soekaboemi, Java.



Appointed 2nd lieutenant in the Infantry of the D.E. Indian Army in 1864; in 1899 promoted lieutenant-colonel, in which rank pensioned off in 1891. A lover of flowers.

Asplenium schoggersii v.A.v.R. was named after him (cf. Backer, Verkl. Woordenb., 1936).



He bought the above-mentioned fern from a native plant collector and presented it to his son-in-law, the fern specialist Alderwerlt van Rosenburgh. The specimen is preserved in Herb. Bog. [BO].