Guatemala, 1914, plants

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This field book contains a specimen list of botanical specimens collected in Guatemala by G. W. R. Davidson from 29 April to 5 June 1914. Collector numbers 1-101 are included. Each entry includes taxonomic name of specimen, native name and sometimes local uses, sometimes elevation, specific locality (ex. mountain above Trece Aguas), if a photo was taken, and part of specimen collected (ex. section of leaf; section of trunk; young inflorescence). Localities include, but are not limited to Trece Aguas (Alta Verapaz), Salama, and the garden at Sipacate (Alta Verapaz).

Date Range


Start Date

May 13, 1893

End Date

Nov 09, 1893

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.


  • Ethnobotany
  • Plants
  • Botany


  • Trece Aguas
  • Sipacate
  • Guatemala
  • Salama


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-023

Collection name

G. W. R. Davidson field book

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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