Mimosaceae of Northern South America, plant catalogs, undated

Usage Conditions Apply
The Smithsonian Institution Archives welcomes personal and educational use of its collections unless otherwise noted. For commercial uses, please contact photos@si.edu.

Narrow Your Results


Filter Your Results

Smithsonian Secretaries Information

Close Browse records and papers of the Smithsonian Secretaries, from 1846 until today. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by individuals who have held that office.

Expeditions Information

Close Browse records and papers documenting scientific and collecting expeditions either affiliated with the Smithsonian, or with which Smithsonian researchers participated. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by geographic regions predominantly represented in expedition records.

Professional Societies Information

Close Browse records of professional societies closely associated with the Smithsonian, that focus on areas of scientific research and museum studies. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by major topics and disciplines.


This item consists of a plant catalog compiled by N.L. Britton and J.N. Rose representing specimens from the Mimosaceae family collected in various localities in Central and South America from around 1805-1928. Entries typically consist of scientific name, collection date, distribution, and locality and sometimes include the name of the plant taxonomist responsible for the naming of the specimen. Localities include: Panama, Venezuela, Colombia, Guatemala, Ecuador, French Guiana, Suriname, Guyana,and Bolivia.

Date Range


Start Date


End Date


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.


  • Botany
  • Plants
  • Botanists


  • Venezuela
  • Colombia
  • Ecuador
  • French Guiana
  • Panama
  • Guatemala
  • Guyana
  • Suriname
  • Bolivia


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 11-244

Collection name

Nathaniel Lord Britton and Joseph Nelson Rose, plant catalogs, undated

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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