Field notes from Puerto Rico, 1984-1985, vol. 1

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Abstract

This field book contains a list of botanical specimens, mostly Bambusa (bamboo) and other grasses, which Edelman collected in Puerto Rico from 28 August 1984 to 26 March 1985. Also collecting were G. J. Breckon, G. Deitzer, and T. R. Soderstrom, and K. Brockman. The list includes latitude and longitude information, elevations, measurements, commonality, photos taken, colors, precise locations, and physical features. Also included are sketches annotated with measurements. Collector numbers DKE#01-24 are included. Localities include but are not limited to Toro Negro, Carribean National Forest Luquillo division, Jayuya, and Mayaguez. Localities are also referred to by USDA-TARS numbers, for example "#13 on map of La Jagua area".

Date Range

1984-1985

Start Date

Aug 28, 1984

End Date

Mar 26, 1985

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.

Topic

  • Plants
  • Botany

Place

  • Puerto Rico
  • Mayaguez
  • Toro Negro, Cerro
  • Jayuya

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Scientific illustrations

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-030

Collection name

David K. Edelman field books

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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