Erik L. Ekman, field books, 1924-1930

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This collection contains 19 volumes of field notes and specimen identification lists created from the collecting endeavors of Swedish-born botanist Erik Leonard Ekman in Haiti in the Dominican Republic from 1917-1930. Specimens include grasses, mosses, flowers, ferns and other plant types.

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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.


  • Rosidae
  • Poaceae
  • Dicranaceae
  • Cyperaceae
  • Polypodiaceae
  • Urticaceae
  • Alismataceae
  • Plantae
  • Grasses
  • Mosses
  • Flowers
  • Ferns


  • Haiti
  • Dominican Republic


Collection record

Accession #

SIA Acc. 11-252


19 field books

Physical Location

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