Henry Fletcher Hance

1827–86

Diplomat and botanist. Stationed in Hong Kong, 1844; vice-consul, Whampoa, 1861–78; consul, Canton, 1878–81 and 1883; acting consul, Amoy, 1886. Published a supplement to George Bentham’s Flora Hongkongensis (1861) in 1873.

Sources: R. Desmond 1994. (See the bibliography for full references to sources)