Plants of the French Congo, etc., 1917

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This specimen list by Charles R. Aschemeier of botanical specimens from the French Congo between 5 April 1917 to 5 October 1918 contains collector numbers 1-500 (although only 1-63 are populated with data). Specimens were collected in Omboué,Mpeti, Abouna, Ngongo, "Ogouma", and other localities which are currently within the nation Gabon, but at the time of collecting, was part of the French Congo. Aschemeier provides native names for some specimens, as well as some information about the type of environment in which the specimens were found.

Date Range


Start Date

Apr 05, 1917

End Date

Oct 05, 1918

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.


  • Plants
  • Botany


  • Gabon
  • Omboué
  • Ogoumalanga
  • Ngongo
  • Abouna


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-051

Collection name

Charles R. Aschemeier field book, French Congo, 1917-1918, from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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