Book 4, field notes for specimen no. 6647-7777, Panama, El Salvador, Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia, Singapore,1952-1961

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This field book is comprised of lists of Allen's botanical collecting efforts from Panama, El Salvador, the Philippines, British North Borneo (now called Sabah, Malaysia), and Indonesia from 1952-1961 and describe Allen's specimen no. 6647-7777. 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 sometimes noted with locality name. Dated entries in Panama begin at the the Panama Canal Zone Experiment Station summit on November 29, 1952 and end in on the island of West Java in Indonesia on August 14, 1961. It is comprised of loose pages in a folder.

Date Range


Start Date

Nov 26, 1952

End Date

Aug 14, 1961

Access Information

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  • Botany
  • Plants
  • Botanists


  • Panama Canal Zone
  • Bali
  • Singapore
  • El Salvador
  • Sabah
  • Panama
  • Philippines
  • Malaysia
  • West Java
  • Indonesia


  • 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