Collection number book, nos. 19844-20613, Jan. 26 – July 18, 1943, Colombia (2 nos. Virginia)

ID: SIA Acc. 12-040

Creator: Collection and field note book no.9, Jan. 26 – July 18, 1943, nos. 19844-20613

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1943

Citation: F. Raymond Fosberg field notes from the Department of Botany

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An inserted table of contents contains a full listing of localities. This field book contains a specimen list of botanical specimens collected from 26 January to 18 July 1943 in Colombia (with two numbers from Virginia). Collector numbers 19844-20613 are included. Specimen list includes scientific name, date, locality, collector number, and sometimes detailed physical description of the specimen that includes its measurements, color, and other information. Localities include but are not limited to various areas of Huila, Meta, Cundinarmarca, Tolima, Cauca, and Putumayo. Blank specimen labels are inserted between page 166 and 167. 177 pages of notes.

Date Range


Start Date

Jan 26, 1943

End Date

Jul 18, 1943

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


  • Colombia
  • Meta
  • Cundinamarca
  • United States
  • Tolima
  • Cauca
  • Huila
  • Virginia
  • Putumayo


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-040

Collection name

F. Raymond Fosberg field notes from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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