Collecting localities



Schophuys, Hendrik Jurriaan


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


Born: 1904, Bandung, Java.



Agriculturist, educated at Wageningen Agricultural College in Holland, taking his Dr’s degree in 1936 when on leave.1 From 1928 onwards Agricultural Advisor in D.E.I. government employ, stationed in SE. Borneo and Java; after the war making explorations in New Guinea and Borneo, and since 1950 Inspector of Agriculture in Kalimantan (= Borneo) in Indonesian government service. After his retirement he went to Sumatra, organizing the new agricultural faculty of the first university of Sumatra, at Pajakumbuh (Fakultas Pertanian, Universitas Andalas).


Collecting localities:

Together with G. Klay he collected some plants at Parit Mas near Sintang (Sept. 30, 1949) in W. Borneo for Miss Dr Polak (see there) on a joined excursion.



(1) H.J. Schophuys: ‘Het stroomgebied van de Barito, Landbouwkundige Kenschets en Landbouwvoorlichting’ (Wageningen 1936).