National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany, Curatorial Records, 2014-2015

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Description

The accession contains two field books that document plant collecting conducted as part of the Project "Documentation and Revitalization of the Language and Traditional Ecological Knowledge of the Isthmus Zapotec Community." Collecting occurred in the Zapotec isthmus located in the state of Oaxaca in Mexico. The project involved the National Museum of Natural History's Department of Botany, Department of Informatics, Department of Anthropology, and Smithsonian Institution's Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO). The principle investigator was Gabriela Pérez Báez, Department of Anthropology, National Museum of Natural History. Botanical collections and their related documentation were deposited at the Department of Botany, National Museum of Natural History, the subsequently made available on the National Ethnobotanical Herbarium Online pilot website.

Date Range

2014-2015

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Department of Botany at 202-633-0920 to make an appointment.

Topic

Plantae

Place

  • Oaxaca
  • Mexico

Form/Genre

Collection record

Accession #

SIA Acc. 17-022

Extent

2 field books

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Main Library