Botanical notes, Nicaragua, 1892-1893 (notebooks 4 of 6)

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The botanical notebook (4 of 6) documents Bohumil Shimek's work in Nicaragua, 1892-1893. The notebook covers ferns, mosses, and phanerogams of El Castillo de La Concepción. Entries are entered from the front and back of the notebook. There are three different specimen lists: numbers 526-565, and numbers 1-53 (for ferns), and A-U (for moss). Entries include descriptions of parts (fruit), color, characteristics, measurements, location found (sometimes reference building or person), and surrounding terrain. Includes some illustrations of plants. Additional locations include Isla La Juana and Río Sábalos.

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  • Ferns
  • Mosses
  • Plants
  • Botany
  • Moss


  • Nicaragua
  • La Juana, Isla
  • El Castillo de La Concepción
  • Río San Juan
  • Sábalos, Río


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007082

Collection name

Bohumil Shimek Papers, 1878-1936

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 1 Folder 24