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Wild Shores of Singapore: Beccari the explorer and Singapore by @wildsingapore

Wild Shores of Singapore: Beccari the explorer and Singapore by @wildsingapore

Who is the Italian explorer that Halophila beccari is named for? And did he visit Singapore? Odoardo Beccari Photo from Wikipedia Odoardo Beccari (1843–1920) was an intrepid Italian explorer of Southeast Asia who "wandered almost alone where few white men have been able to go". Upon Beccari's death, I. H. Burkill wrote "Beccari never missed an opportunity of collecting and though Singapore was to him but the means of getting into the wilder lands, he collected not a little in the island" Naturalists and scientists today will appreciate some of the amazing stuff that Beccari did include taking photos of rattan-palms "with the use of an ingenious apparatus for removing shadows". And even today, commiserate with Beccari's experience with customs processes: apparently the great tuber of Amorphophallus titanum that he discovered "reached Marseilles alive, but perished there bec...

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