We announce with great regret the death of Dr F. W. Foxworthy, forest botanist, who worked in the Philippines (1911-’ 18) and in the Malay Peninsula (1918-’32). His final work ‘Forests and Forestry of Tropical Asia’ is in the press, a volume in the New Series of Plant Science Books, publishes by Chronica Botanica Cy. C. C. Schröter, Curator of the Tjibodas Mountain Garden, was murdered September 15; a biography will appear in ‘Annales Bogorienses’.