Field book # 84, begin with # 49164, end # 49559, Aldabra Island

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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 by F. R. Fosberg from 1 February to 26 February 1968 on Aldabra Island, Seychelles. Collector numbers 49164-49559 are included. Specimen list includes scientific name, date, locality, collector number, with occasional notes on locality or physical descriptions of specimens (size, color, etc.) Some longer narrative notes document vegetation, and observations of birds and tortoises. Localities include but are not limited to: South Island, Cinq Cases, West Island, and Ile Michel.

Date Range


Start Date

Feb 01, 1968

End Date

Feb 26, 1968

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.


  • Animals
  • Zoology
  • Turtles
  • Birds
  • Plants
  • Botany
  • Ornithology


  • Indian Ocean
  • Aldabra
  • Seychelles
  • Outer islands


  • 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