Cornelis Eliza Bertus Bremekamp

Cornelis Eliza Bertus Bremekamp (7 February 1888, in Dordrecht – 21 December 1984) was a Dutch botanist.[1]

He received his education at the University of Utrecht, and performed as a botanical researcher in Indonesia and South Africa. In South Africa he collaborated with German botanist Herold Georg Wilhelm Johannes Schweickerdt (1903–1977).

From 1924 to 1931 he was a professor at Transvaal University in Pretoria, where he conducted studies of the genus Pavetta. During this time period he collected plants from northern Transvaal, Rhodesia, and Mozambique. A portion of his career was spent at the herbarium in Utrecht, where he specialized in studies of Rubiaceae and Acanthaceae.


Bremekampia (Acanthaceae)

Batopedina (Rubiaceae)

Toddaliopsis bremekampii (Rutaceae)

Written worksEdit

  • "A revision of the South African species of Pavetta", 1929
  • Sciaphyllum, genus novum Acanthacearum, 1940
  • "Materials for a monograph of the Strobilanthinae (Acanthaceae)", 1944
  • "Notes on the Acanthaceae of Java", 1948
  • "A preliminary survey of the Ruelliinae (Acanthaceae) of the Malay Archipelago and New Guinea", 1948
  • "The African species of Oldenlandia L Sensu Hiern et K. Schumann", 1952
  • "A revision of the Malaysian Nelsonieae (Scrophulariaceae)", 1955
  • "The Thunbergia species of the Malesian area", 1955.
  • "Remarks on the position, the delimitation and the subdivision of the Rubiaceae", 1966.



  1. ^ Biografisch portaal van Nederland (dates and photo)
  2. ^ [q=au%3ABremekamp%2C+Cornelis+Eliza+Bertus%2C&qt=hot_author WorldCat Identities (list of publications)
  3. ^ International Plant Names Index.  Bremek.