F. R. Fosberg collection book no. 46, begins with # 37727, end with # 38134

ID: SIA Acc. 12-040

Creator: Field and Collection Note Book No. 46, June 25, 1956 -- Aug. 6, 1956 (37727-38134)

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 25 June to 6 August 1956 on Ishigaki, Iriomote, Kobama, and Taketomi islands, Japan. Collector numbers 37727-38134 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, Shiraho, Nabura on Ishigaki Island; and Sonai, Amotori, and Shirahama on Iriomote. A loose sheet of paper titled "Changes in names of Ryukyu plants" lists collector numbers 37224 to 37227.

Date Range


Start Date

Jun 25, 1956

End Date

Aug 06, 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


  • Iriomote-jima
  • 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