F. R. Fosberg collection book no. 45, begin with # 37262, end with # 37736

ID: SIA Acc. 12-040

Creator: Field and Collection Note Book No. 45, June 4, 1956 -- June 24, 1956 (37262 - 37736)

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1956

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 and corresponding collector numbers. This field book contains a specimen list of botanical specimens collected from 4 June to 24 June 1956 on Ishigaki and Taketomi islands, Japan. Collector numbers 37262-37736 are included. Specimen list includes scientific name, date, locality, collector number, with occasional notes on locality or physical descriptions of specimens (size, color, etc.) Longer narrative notes documenting vegetation can also be found. Localities include but are not limited to Kabira, Shira Mizer, Nagura, and Ozato on Ishigaki; and Hazama, Omasu, Taka Mari, and Tsukuratsaki on Taketomi Island.

Date Range


Start Date

Jun 04, 1956

End Date

Jun 24, 1956

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


  • Japan
  • Ishigaki-shima
  • Okinawa
  • Kabira
  • Taketomi-shima


  • 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