Book 3, field notes for specimen no. 5202-6646, Costa Rica, 1948-1952

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This field book is comprised of lists of Allen's botanical collecting efforts from Costa Rica from 1948-1954. Entries describe Allen's specimen no. 5202-6646. Plants are typically identified by either scientific and common name. Most entries also contain narrative description of locality and physical description of specimen particularly color of flowers or fruits. Elevation is typically noted with locality name. Dated entries begin at the "Esquinas Experiment Station" on September 9, 1948 and end at Esquinas Forest on November 20, 1952. The bulk of the localities described in the field book are in the Esquinas Forest near Piedras Blancas National Park in Puntarenas Province.

Date Range


Start Date

Sep 09, 1948

End Date

Nov 20, 1952

Access Information

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  • Botany
  • Plants
  • Botanists


  • Costa Rica
  • Puntarenas province


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 11-101

Collection name

Paul Hamilton Allen, field books, 1936-1961

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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