F. R. Fosberg collection book no. 93, start with no. 52330, end 52833

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Abstract

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 6 October to 15 November 1970 in Madagascar, Mauritius, India, and Ceylon (Sri Lanka). Collection numbers 52330-52833 are included. Specimen list includes scientific name, date, locality, collector number, with occasional notes on locality or physical descriptions of specimens (size, color, etc.) Also included are some longer narrative notes on vegetation in various localities. Localities include but are not limited to: Madraka, Ankarahara, Ilokoka, Fort Dauphin (Madagascar); Reunion Island, Petrin Reserve, Perrier Reserve, Macabe Reserve (Mauritius); Bombay (India); Peradeniya, Kalpitiya, Puttalam (Ceylon). Some loose pages and labels can be found in this field book.

Date Range

1970

Start Date

Oct 06, 1970

End Date

Nov 15, 1970

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.

Topic

  • Plants
  • Botany

Place

  • United States
  • Sri Lanka
  • Madagascar
  • Mauritius
  • India

Form/Genre

  • 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