Plants collected in Southeastern Asia

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The field book documents Joseph Rock's botanical collecting efforts in China from 17 December 1921 to March 1924. This book is a compilation of notes taken from other field books. The book is comprised of a list of floral specimens numbered 1547 to 11781 and 6741 to 6834. Entries include genus or genus and species. Location is described by nearby place name and elevation in feet. Specimens are described by height and color. Unidentified specimens are described as monocot, dicot, or composite.

Date Range


Start Date

Dec 17, 1921

End Date

Feb 29, 1924

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


  • China
  • Yunnan


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 11-094

Collection name

Joseph Francis Rock, field notes, 1920-1929

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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