Henk Jaap Beentje


Henk Jaap Beentje (given birth to 1951, Bakkum) is a Dutch botanist. In 1978 he acquired a experts in biology in the College or university of Amsterdam. He acquired his PhD in the Wageningen Agricultural College or university for the thesis A monograph on Strophanthus DC. (Apocynaceae), ready under the path of Hendrik de Wit and A.J.M. Leeuwenberg, in 1982. Since 1975, Beentje continues to be active in Africa. Between 1984 and 1989, he was a study fellow in the East African Herbarium, a herbarium that’s area of the Country wide Museums of Kenya in Kenya. Since 1995, Beentje is a researcher in the herbarium from the Royal Botanic Landscapes, Kew. He’s particularly involved in study of primarily African species through the Composite as well as the Hand families. In the region from the hands, he has frequently collaborated with John Dransfield. Beentje also acts as an editor from the publication series Flora of Tropical East Africa. He’s a Fellow from the Linnean Culture of London.The typical author abbreviation Beentje can be used to point this person as the writer when citing a botanical name.

Selected publications

A Field Guide towards the Acacias of Kenya, Malcolm Coe, Henk Beentje & Rosemary Smart, Oxford School Press (1992), ISBN 0-19-858411-3 Kenya Trees and shrubs, Shrubs, and Lianas, Henk Beentje, Pleasure Adamson & Dhan Bhanderi, Country wide Museums of Kenya (1994), ISBN 9966-9861-0-3 The Hands of Madagascar, John Dransfield, Henk Beentje, Margaret Tebbs & Rosemary Smart, Royal Botanic Backyards, Kew (1995), ISBN 0-947643-82-6 Field Instruction to the Hands of Madagascar, John Dransfield, Henk Beentje, Adam Britt, Tianjanahary Ranarivelo & Jeremie Razafitsalama, Kew Posting (2006), ISBN 1-84246-157-5