The Most Important Collectors of the Belgian National Herbarium

Collectors Name First Name Year of Birth and Death Authors name Type of collection Collection in BR Member of Staff Collecting Countries Nationality
Andersson N.J. Nils Johan 1821-1880 Andersson vascular plants Orig. S; Dupl. in BR Herb. von Martius Galapagos, Sweden
Arts T. Theo 1942-2000 non-vascular plants Orig. in BR Belgium, Costa Rica, Europa, Reunion
Baguet C. Charles vascular plants Orig. in BR Belgium, Netherlands, Switzerland
Bamps P.R.J. Paul (Rodolphe Joseph)-1932 Bamps vascular plants Orig. in BR Head Dep. Spermatophytes and Pteridophytes Belgium, Brazil, Ecuador, France, Italy, Mexico, New Caledonia, Portugal, Spain, Turkey, U.S.A. Belgium
Bang M. Miguel-1853 vascular plants In BR Herb. J.H. Wibbe Bolivia
Bauer E. Ernst 1860-1942 E.Bauer Important collection
Becquet A.B. Important collection Congo
Bequaert J.C.C. -1886 Bequaert Important collection Congo
Bienfait A. Adolphe-1927 Head Dep. Bryophytes and Thallophytes Belgium
Billiet F. Frieda-1943 vascular plants Orig. in BR Living Collections Belgium, Bolivia, Canary I., Chile, Colombia, Congo, Ecuador, France, French Guiana, Great-Britain, Guadeloupe, Himalaya, Malaysia, Mexico, Paraguay, Poland, Réunion, Surinam, U.S.A., Venezuela Belgium
Biolley P. fl.1888 vascular plants Orig. in BR Herb. Pittier Costa Rica
Blanchet S. Jacques Samuel 1807-1875 Blanchet vascular plants In BR Herb. de Dieudonné/ Dupl. in BR Herb. von Martius Brazil, Switzerland
Bommer C. Charles fungi & vascular plants Orig. in BR/ Orig. in COI Belgium, Brazil, Corse, Morocco, Portugal
Börgesen F.C.E. Fredrik Christian Emil 1866-1956 Börgesen vascular plants Dupl.in C India, Sri Lanka, St. Croix
Botteri M. Mateo 1808-1877 vascular plants Dupl. ex W Croatia
Boulanger J.P. vascular plants Orig. in BR Thailand
Bourgeau E. Eugène 1813-1877 Bourg. vascular plants In BR Herb. de Dieudonné; Dupl. ex P Algeria, Balearic I., Canary I., Mexico, Rhodos, Spain, Turkey
Bredo H.J.A.E.R. Important collection Congo, Zimbabwe
Breyne H. Herman vascular plants Orig. in BR Burundi, Congo, Niger, South-Africa
Buch T.G. fl.1988
Burchell W.J. William John 1781-1863 Burch. vascular plants In BR Herb. von Martius Brazil
Callens H. Hubert (Père) fl.1962 vascular plants Orig. in BR Belgium, France
Cardot J. Jules 1860-1934 Cardot vascular plants In BR Herb. H. Vandenbroeck Belgium, France
Chalon J. Jean vascular plants In BR Algeria, Belgium, France
Champluvier D. Dominique-1953 Champl. vascular plants Orig. in BR Dep. Spermatophytes and Pteridophytes Japan Belgium
Claussen P. Peter-1855 Claussen vascular plants In BR Herb. P. Martens Brazil
Clemens M. Mary (born M. Strong) fl.1912 Important collection China, Philippines
Coemans H.E.L.G. Henri Eugène Lucien Gaëtan 1825-1871 Coem. Important collection
Cogniaux (C.)A. (Célestin) Alfred 1841-1916 Cogn. Important collection Belgium
Collins F.S. Frank Shipley 1848-1920 Collins Important collection
Compère P. Pierre-1934 Compère algae, vascular plants Collection Head Dep. Bryophytes and Thallophytes Belgium, Congo Belgium
Corbisier-Baland M. Belgium
Cornet J.B. Important collection Belgium
Crépin F. François 1830-1903 Crép. vascular plants Orig. in BR Director Belgium, France, Great-Britain Belgium
Curtiss A.H. Allen Hiram 1845-1907 vascular plants Dupl. ex PH U.S.A.
De Block P. Petra-1967 De Block vascular plants Orig. in BR Dep. Spermatophytes and Pteridophytes Kenya, Madagascar, Romania Belgium
De Bullemont L. vascular plants In BR Herb. J. Callé France
De Kesel A. André-1964 fungi & vascular plants Orig. in BR Dep. Bryophytes and Thallophytes Austria, Belgium, Netherlands, Switzerland Belgium
De Langhe J.E. Joseph-Edgard vascular plants Orig. in BR. Belgium, Crete, Germany, Rhodos, Sicilia
de Saeger
De Sloover J.L. Jean Louis-1936 De Sloover non-vascular plants & vascular plants Orig. in BR
de Wavrin M. Marquis fl.1926 vascular plants Orig. in BR Galapagos, Venezuela
De Wildeman E.A.J. Emile Auguste Joseph 1866-1947 De Wild. Important collection Director Belgium Belgium
de Witte G.F. Gaston fl.1926 vascular plants Orig. in BR Belgium, Canary I., Congo, France
Delogne C.H. Charles Henri 1834-1901 Delogne vascular plants Orig. in BR Belgium, France
Delvosalle L. Léon-1915 Algeria, Austria, Belgium, Croatia, France, Italy, Norway, Sicilia, Spain Belgium
Demaret F.M.H. Fernand-1911 Demaret bryophytes & vascular plants Orig. in BR Bryophytes and Thallophytes Belgium, Canary I., Egypt, Finland, France, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland Belgium
Demeuse F. Fernand Congo
Desmazières J.H.B.J. John Baptiste Henri Joseph 1786-1862 Desm. vascular plants In BR (Herb. de Dieudonné) ex Herb. Dumortier
Devred R. René-1921 Devred vascular plants Orig. in BR Canary I., Congo
Dewèvre A. Alfred 1866-1897 Dewèvre Important collection Belgium Belgium
Don G. George jr. 1798-1856 G.Don vascular plants In BR Herb. von Martius Brazil
Douin I. Charles Isidore 1858-1944 Douin bryophytes Important collection
Dubois L. Louis 1819-1864 L.Dubois Important collection
Dumortier B.C.J. Barthélemy Charles Joseph 1797-1878 Dumort. vascular plants Orig. in BR Belgium, Germany, Netherlands Belgium
Durand T.A. Théophile Alexis 1855-1912 T.Durand vascular plants In BR Herb. de Dieudonné Belgium, France, Switzerland
Evrard C. Charles Marie-1926 C.M.Evrard vascular plants Orig. in BR Argentina, Bolivia, Canary I., Congo, Crete, Cyprus, Madeira, Paraguay, Spain, U.S.A.
Fabri R. Régine-1954 vascular plants Orig. in BR Dep. Spermatophytes and Pteridophytes Belgium, France Belgium
Fraiture A. André-1953 fungi Dep. Bryophytes and Thallophytes Belgium
Fuckel K.W.G.L. Karl Wilhelm Gottlieb Leopold 1821-1876 Fuckel fungi Important collection
Funck N. Nicolas 1816-1896 vascular plants Orig. in BR Belgium, Colombia, Venezuela
Galeotti H.G. Henri Guillaume 1814-1858 Galeotti vascular plants Orig. in BR Herb. P. Martens Mexico
Geerinck D. Daniel-1945 Geerinck vascular plants Orig. in BR Belgium, France Belgium
Gérard P. Important collection Congo
Germain R.G.A. René Gerard Antoine 1914-1982 R.Germ. vascular plants Orig. in BR Brazil, Congo
Ghesquière J.H.P.A. Jean Hector Paul Auguste-1888 Ghesq. vascular plants Orig. in BR Congo
Gilbert G. Georges Charles Clément 1907-1983 G.C.C.Gilbert vascular plants Orig. in BR Congo, Java
Gillet J. Justin 1866-1943 J.Gillet Important collection Belgium, Congo Belgium
Giltay E. Important collection
Glaziou A.F.M. Auguste François Marie 1828-1906 Glaz. vascular plants Orig. in P Brazil
Goetze W. Important collection
Goosens-Fontana (J.A.A.)M.(H.) fl. 1951 Gooss.-Font. fungi Important collection Belgium
Gravet P.J.F. (Pierre Joseph) Frédéric 1827-1907 Grav. bryophytes Important collection Belgium
Griffith W. William 1810-1845 Griff. vascular plants In BR Herb. von Martius India
Grunov A. Albert 1826-1914 Grunov Important collection
Hauck F. Ferdinand 1845-1889 Hauck Important collection
Hauman L. Lucien Leon 1880-1965 Hauman vascular plants Orig. in BR Argentina, Belgium, Uruguay
Heinemann P. Paul 1916-1996 Heinem. non-vascular plants & vascular plants Orig. in BR Dep. Bryophytes and Thallophytes Belgium, France Belgium
Hens F. Frans Congo
Holden I. Isaac 1832-1903 Holden Important collection
Hooker J.D. Joseph Dalton 1817-1911 Hook.f. vascular plants In BR Herb. von Martius India, New Zealand
Howell T.J. Thomas Jefferson 1842-1912 U.S.A.
Husnot P.T. Pierre Tranquille 1840-1929 Husn. Important collection
Imler L. Louis-1993 fungi
Karelin G.S. Gregor Silitsch 1801-1872 Kar. vascular plants Orig.in MOSC Kazakhstan, Siberia
Karwinsky (von) W.F. Wilhelm Friedrich (Baron) 1780-1855 Karw. vascular plants Dupl. in BR Herb. von Matius Brazil, Mexico
Kassner T. Important collection
Kharkevich S. Sigismund Semenovich-1921 Kharkev. vascular plants Dupl. ex VLA Russia
Kirilov I.P. Ivan Petrovich 'Johann' 1821-1842 Kir. Important collection
Lagerheim (von) N.G. Nils Gustaf 1860-1926 Lagerh. Important collection
Lambinon J. Jacques (Ernest Joseph)-1936 Lambinon vascular plants Orig. in BR, LG, P Belgium, Burundi, Congo, Iran, Italy, Poland, Rwanda, Sicilia Belgium
Laurent M. Mark Belgium
Laurent E. Emile 1861-1904 Orig. in BR Belgium, Congo, Egypt Belgium
Lawalrée A.G.S. André Gilles Célestin-1921 Lawalrée vascular plants Orig. in BR Head Dep. Spermatophytes and Pteridophytes Austria, Belgium, Congo, Crete, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland Belgium
Lebrun J. Jean 1906-1985 vascular plants Orig. in BR Belgium, Congo, France, Netherlands Belgium
Lécard T. 1834-1880 vascular plants Dupl. ex P New Caledonia
Lejeune A.L.S. Alexandre Louis Simon 1779-1858 Lej. Important collection Belgium
Léonard J.G. Jean-1920 vascular plants Orig. in BR Dep. Spermatophytes and Pteridophytes Canada, Canary I., Congo, Egypt, France, Guadeloupe, Himalaya, Iran, Jordan, Libya, Madeira, Sudan, Syria, Ex U.S.S.R. Belgium
Léonard A. Alain vascular plants Important collection Dep. Spermatophytes and Pteridophytes Congo
Lewalle J. José fl. 1977 Lewalle vascular plants Orig. in BR Burundi, Canary I., Morocco, Sri Lanka
Liben L. Louis-1926 Liben Important collection Dep. Spermatophytes and Pteridophytes Congo Belgium
Libert M.A. Marie-Anne 1782-1865 Lib. non-vascular plants Important collection
Limminghe (de) A.M.A.C. Alfred Marie Antoine 1834-1861 Limm. vascular plants Dupl. ex POZG Bulgaria, Java, Kazakhstan, New Guinea, Poland, Thailand,
Linden J.J. Jean Jules 1817-1898 Linden vascular plants Orig. in BR Belgium, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Jamaica, Mexico, New Caledonia, Reunion, Venezuela
Lisowski S. Stanislaw-1924 Lisowski Important collection Africa
Louis A. A.Louis Important collection
Louis J. Jean (Laurent Prosper) 1903 - 1947 Louis Important collection Belgium, Congo Belgium
Luja E. Important collection Congo
Luschnath B. Bernhard fl.1834 vascular plants In BR Herb. von Martius Brazil
Magnus D. Important collection
Malaisse F. François-1934 Malaisse Important collection Dep. Spermatophytes and Pteridophytes Congo Belgium
Mandon G. Gilbert (Gustav) 1799-1866 Mandon vascular plants In BR Herb. Drake; Dupl. ex P Madeira, Bolivia
Mansion A. Arthur 1863-1905 Mans. Important collection Belgium
Marchal E. Elie 1839-1923 Marchal Important collection Belgium
Marchal A. Important collection
Marchal E.J.J. Emile Jules Joseph 1871-1954 E.J.Marchal Important collection Belgium
Martens P. Pierre Belgium Belgium
Martens M. Martin 1797-1863 M.Martens Belgium Belgium
Martius (von) C.F.P. Carl Friedrich Philipp 1794-1868 Mart. vascular plants Orig. in BR Herb. von Martius Brazil
Massart J. Jean 1865-1925 Massart vascular plants Orig. in BR Indonesia
Mathieu C.M.J. Charles Marie Joseph 1791-1873 Mathieu Important collection Belgium
Mathieu H. Halin Important collection Belgium
Michel G. Important collection Congo
Michelson A.J. Michelson Important collection Congo
Mougeot J.B. Jean Baptiste 1776-1858 Mougeot Important collection
Mougeot J.A. (Joseph) Antoine 1815-1889 A.Mougeot Important collection
Mouton V. Victor 1875-1901 Mouton fungi Important collection Belgium
Müller F.A. Franz August 'Friedrich' 1798-1871 F.A.Müll. Important collection Sardegna
Nannenga-Bremekamp N.E. Neeltje Elisabeth 'Elly' 1916-1996 Nann.-Bremek. myxomycetes Collection The Netherlands
Nordstedt C.F.O. Carl Frederik Otto 1838-1924 Nordst. Important collection
Nypels P. Paul fungi Belgium
Onraedt M. Maurice-1904 Onr. bryophytes & vascular plants Orig. in BR Switzerland
Oudemans C.A.J.A. Cornelius Anton Jan Abraham 1825-1906 Oudem. Important collection
Overlaet F.G. Important collection
Pauwels L. Luc-1929 L.Pauwels vascular plants Orig. in BR Dep. Spermatophytes and Pteridophytes Benin, Congo, Zambia, Zimbabwe Belgium
Peckolt T. Theodoro 1822-1912 Peckolt vascular plants In BR Herb. von Martius Brazil
Petit E.M.A. Ernest-1927 E.M.A.Petit vascular plants & bryophytes Orig. in BR Director Belgium, Burundi, Canary I., France, Germany, Netherlands, Spain Belgium
Pierlot R. Important collection Congo
Pittier H.F. Henri François 1857-1950 Pittier vascular plants Orig. in BR; Dupl. ex US Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Venezuela
Pohl J.E. Johann Baptist Emanuel 1782-1834 Pohl vascular plants In BR Herb. von Martius Brazil
Pöppig E.F. Eduard Friedrich 1798-1868 Poepp. vascular plants In BR Herb. von Martius Brazil, Chile, Cuba,
Preiss J.A.L. Johann August Ludwig 1811-1883 L.Preiss vascular plants In BR Herb. von Martius Australia
Pringle C.G. Cyrus Guernsey 1838-1911 Pringle Mexico, U.S.A.
Quarré P. Important collection Belgium, Congo
Raben F.C. Frederik Christian 1769-1838 vascular plants In BR Herb. von Martius Brazil
Rabenhorst G.L. Gottlob Ludwig 1806-1881 Rabenh. Important collection
Rammeloo J. Jan-1946 Rammeloo fungi Important collection Director; Head Dep. Bryophytes and Thallophytes Belgium, Bénin, Burundi, Congo Belgium
Raynal J. Jean 1933-1979 J.Raynal vascular plants Dupl. ex P New Guinea, Spain
Reekmans M. Important collection Burundi
Richter P.G. Paul Gerhard 1837-1913 P.G.Richt. Important collection
Riedel L. Ludwig 1790-1861 Riedel vascular plants In BR Herb. von Martius; Dupl. ex LE Brazil
Robbrecht E. Elmar-1946 Robbr. vascular plants Dupl. ex GENT Head Dep. Spermatophytes and Pteridophytes Belgium, Congo, Europe, Niger Belgium
Robyns F.H.E.A.W. (Frans Hubert Edouard Arthur) Walter 1901-1986 Robyns vascular plants Orig. in BR Director Belgium, Congo, France, Hawai, Sweden, U.S.A. Belgium
Robyns A.G.M.W.A. André (Georges Marie Walter Albert)-1935 A.Robyns vascular plants Orig. in BR Dep. Spermatophytes and Pteridophytes Iceland, Panama, Sri Lanka, Switzerland Belgium
Romell L. Lars Gunnar Torgny-1891 Romell Important collection
Roumeguère C. Casimir 1828-1892 Roum. fungi & vascular plants In BR Herb. J. Callé France
Rousseau M. Marietta Hannon 1850-1926 M.Rousseau fungi Important collection
Roxburgh W. William 1751-1815 Roxb. vascular plants In BR Herb. von Martius India
Ruysseveldt H. Hugo vascular plants Orig. in BR Belgium
Sapin A. Important collection
Schimper G.W. Georg 'Heinrich' Wilhelm 1804-1878 G.W.Schimp. vascular plants In BR Herb. von Martius Algeria
Schlechter F.R.R. Friedrich Richard Rudolf 1872-1925 Schltr. vascular plants In BR Herb. L. van den Bossche New Caledonia, New Guinea
Schlieben H.J.E. Hans-Joachim Ebenhardt 1902-1975 Schlieb. Important collection Africa
Schlim L.J. Louis Joseph fl.1845 Schlim vascular plants Orig. in BR Colombia
Schmitz A. André-1920 A.Schmitz Important collection Congo
Schmitz-Leveq fungi Congo (Shaba)
Sellow F. Friedrich 1789-1831 Sellow vascular plants Orig. in B; Dupl. in BR Herb. von Martius Brazil, Uruguay
Seret F. Important collection Congo
Setchell W.A. William Albert 1864-1943 Setch. vascular plants Dupl. ex UC U.S.A.
Sieber F.W. Franz(e) Wilhelm 1789-1844 Sieber vascular plants In BR Herb. von Martius Australia, Brazil, Corse, Crete, Egypt, Martinique
Silva Manso (da) A.L.P. Antonio Luiz Patricio 1788-1818 Silva Manso vascular plants In BR Herb. von Martius Brazil
Sotiaux A. André vascular plants In BR Herb. P. Sotiaux Spain Belgium
Sotiaux P. Paul 1930-1984 bryophytes & vascular plants Orig. in BR Corse, France
Spruce R. Richard 1817-1893 Spruce vascular plants Orig. in K; Dupl. in BR Herb. von Martius Brazil, Colombia, Peru
Spruner (von) W. Wilhelm 1805-1874 Spruner Important collection
Staner P.J. Pierre Joseph 1901-1984 Staner vascular plants Orig. in BR Argentina, Belgium, Brasil, Morocco, Guatemala
Steyaert R.L.A.G.J. René Léopold Alix Ghislain Jules 1905-1978 Steyaert fungi & vascular plants Orig. in BR Belgium, Congo, Iran, Tunisia
Stieperaere H.A. Herman-1945 bryophytes & vascular plants Important collection Belgium, Kenya, Ireland, Spain Belgium
Strachey R. Richard (Sir) 1817-1908 Strachey Important collection Tibet
Taton A. Auguste 1914-1989 Taton vascular plants Orig. in BR Dep. Spermatophytes and Pteridophytes Congo, France, Morocco
Thomson T. Thomas 1817-1878 Thomson vascular plants In BR Herb. Hooker & Thomson Tibet
Thonner F. Franz 1863-1928 Thonner Important collection
Thwaites G.H.K. George Henry Kendrick 1812-1882 Thwaites vascular plants In BR Herb. von Martius Sri Lanka
Tonduz A. Adolphe 1862-1921 Tonduz vascular plants Orig. in BR Herb. Pittier Costa Rica, Guatemala
Troupin G.M.D.J. Georges-1923 Troupin Important collection Congo, Rwanda
Van den Bossche L. Leon Belgium Belgium
Van Haesendonck G.C. (Gérard) Constant 1810-1881 Van Haes. Belgium
Van Heurck H.F. Henri Ferdinand 1838-1909 Van Heurck vascular plants Orig. in BR Herb. de Dieudonné Belgium, Italy
Van Winkel J. Jozef 1932-1996 vascular plants Orig. batological collection Belgium, France, Germany, Great-Britain, Italy, Netherlands, Switzerland
Vanden Berghen C. Constant-1914 Vanden Berghen bryophytes & vascular plants Orig. in BR Andorra, Belgium, France, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Senegal Belgium
Vandenbroeck H. Henri 1843-1926 vascular plants Orig. in BR Belgium, Italy, Switzerland
Vanderyst H.J.R. Hyacinthe Julien Robert 1860-1934 Vanderyst fungi & vascular plants Orig. in BR Belgium, Canary I., Morocco
Vanhecke L. Leo-1947 vascular plants Orig. in BR Dep. Spermatophytes and Pteridophytes Belgium, Finland, Sweden, Turkey Belgium
Vasak V. Vladimir-1923 Vasak Bulgaria, Tadzhikistan, Turkey, Ex U.S.S.R.
Verdick F. Important collection Congo
Verloove F. Filip vascular plants Dupl. in BR Belgium, Turkey
Vermeyen A. Albert vascular plants Dupl. in BR Belgium
Vermoesen F.M.C. (François Marie) Camille (Dr) 1882-1922 Vermoesen Congo, Malaysia Belgium
Vickers A. Anna 1852-1906 Vickers Important collection
Wagemans J. Important collection Congo
Wallays A.C.F. Antoine Charles François 1812-1888 Wallays fungi Important collection
Wallich N. Nathaniel 1786-1854 Wall. Important collection
Warnstorf C.F.E. Carl (Friedrich E.) 1837-1921 Warnst. Important collection
Westendorp G.D. Important collection
Wibbe J.H. John Herman (Rev.) 1848-1899 U.S.A.
Widgren J.F. Important collection
Wied (zu) M.A.P. Maximilian Alexander Phillipp (Prinz) 1782-1867 Wied-Neuw. vascular plants Orig. in BR Herb. von Martius Brazil, U.S.A.
Winterbottom J.E. James Edward 1803-1854 Winterb. Important collection Tibet
Wittrock V.B. Veit Brecher 1839-1929 Wittr. vascular plants Dupl. ex S Norway
Wright C. Carlos 1811-1885 C.Wright vascular plants In BR Herb. von Martius Barbados, Cuba
Wullschlaegel H.R. Heinrich Rudolph 1805-1864 Wullschl. vascular plants In BR Herb. von Martius Antigua, Jamaica, Surinam
Zenker G.A. Georg August 1855-1922 G.Zenker Important collection
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