Born in Hanover, Germany, on 8 July 1840, died on Kangaroo Island, South Australia, on 12 October 1923.
Emigrated to Australia in 1872; Government gardener at Palmerston (Darwin), 1878-1891; later Director, Botanic Garden of Adelaide, South Australia. Holtze collected for Mueller: his specimens are in MEL (perhaps also in NSW?).
Extracted from: A.E.Orchard (1999) A History of Systematic
Botany in Australia, in Flora of Australia Vol.1, 2nd ed.,
ABRS. [consult for source references]
Photo: Google Images, name and dates checked.