David Edelman’s journal from Madagascar, 1987, vol. 1

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This field book contains notes on botanical specimens that David Edelman collected in Madagascar from 18 June to 5 July 1987. Notes include local name of the plant, physical description with measurements, colors, and other physical characteristics. Some notes on mammals are included. Edelman collects bambusa, cephalostachyum, and other grasses. Collector numbers 100-127 are included. Localities include but are not limited to Ranomafana.

Date Range


Start Date

Jun 18, 1987

End Date

Jul 05, 1987

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


  • Ranomafana
  • Madagascar


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

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