W. J. Eyerdam, Haiti, 1-600, July -- Sept., 1927

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Abstract

This item contains a list of botanical specimens collected from 3 July to 20 September 1927 in Haiti. The list includes the following information: scientific name, physical description, surrounding environment, and distribution / abundance. Localities include Morne à Cabrits, Miragoâne, Grande Cayemite, Petite Rivière, and Grande Rivière. Notes on page 8 explain some specimens, key to notations, and the 13 sets the collectors numbers are divided into. Inserted note at the end of the book is marked page 45. The note is dated "Miragoane, Sept. 20, 1927" and mentions a new species of Tamarind discovered by Dr. Ekman. Other collectors in this book possibly include Valeur, Baker, and Weir.

Date Range

1927

Start Date

Jul 03, 1927

End Date

Sep 20, 1927

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

  • Grande Cayemite
  • Haiti
  • Cabrits, Morne à
  • Miragoâne
  • Grande Rivière
  • Petite Rivière

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-035

Collection name

Walter J. Eyerdam field notes

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 2