Collection no. book # 20, nos. 27659 – 28322

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An inserted table of contents contains a full listing of localities and corresponding collector numbers. This field book contains a specimen list of botanical specimens collected from 4 June to 31 July 1947 in various locations within the Peru. Collector numbers 27659 – 28322 are included. Occasionally, notes become long and narrative, and will sometimes include general descriptions of area vegetation. Specimen list includes scientific name, date, locality, collector number, and sometimes physical description of the specimen that includes its measurements, color, and other information. Localities include but are not limited to Zarumilla, Piura, Cajamarca, Rio Santa Rosa, Las cascadas de Barranco, and La Culebra. Three specimen labels (with coordinate information, occurrence, date, and description) are inserted between pages 2 and 3. More specimen labels are also found on pages 25, 72, and 192.

Date Range


Start Date

Jun 04, 1947

End Date

Jul 31, 1947

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


  • La Culebra
  • Piura
  • Zarumilla
  • Cajamarca
  • Peru
  • Barranco


  • 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