Collecting localities




Vore, de & Hoover


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



Two teachers who made a brief trip to collect for the St Louis Expedition.1

[added July 29th, 2013 (David Hollombe is thanked for sending the information): the website and search (Ctrl-F) for Hoover for the entry Hoover family of California, to find more information about Charles Lewis Hoover:

Charles Lewis Hoover (1872-1949) - also known as Charles L. Hoover - of Edgemont Fall River County, S. Dakota; Springfield, Green County, Mo.; Manhatten, New York Country, N.Y. Born in Oskaloosa, Mahaska County, Iowa, January 11, 1872. Son of Samual A. Hoover and Miriam J. (Beardsley) Hoover; mrried to Harriet White (died 1898); remarried, October 1, 1901, to Helen E. Lowrie. Superintendent of schools; botanist; linguist; divisional superintendent of schools, Philippine Islands, 1902-09; U.S. consul in Madrid, 1909-12; Carlsbad, 1912-14; Prague, 1914-1916; Sao Paulo, 1916-20; Danzig, 1922; Batavia, 1926; U.S. Consul General in Amsterdam, 1928-32. Presbyterian. Died, from a heart attack, in Manhatten, New York County, N.Y., April 30, 1949 (age 77 year, 109 days). Burial location unknown.]

[Also by Hollombe: There was also a B. F. de Vore teaching in the Philippines at that time. Both men were awarded bronze medals as collaborators of the Philippine Exhibition (Report of the Philippine Exposition Board to the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, 1904, p. 134 (De Vore as DeVore); check;view=1up;seq=138].

Dennstaedtia hooverii Christ was named after Hoover.


Collecting localities:

1903. Philippines. Basilan (at least in April); Mindanao, distr. of Davao, Mt Apo etc. (at least in May).



Herb. Manila [PNH]: 382 dupl. of the expedition.



(1) cf. Elmer Leafl. Philip. Bot. 3, 1910, p. 792.