Record of Robert Merrill King, Nos 3082 - 5356

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This field book consists of King's list of plants collected in Mexico, Panama, and Costa Rica, 1960-1962. Entries include collector number (3020 through 5356); scientific name; locality; date; and brief notes describing habitat, collecting condition, and physical description of plants. Localities include the Mexican states of Veracruz and Chiapas, and the Canal Zone (Panama). A letter dated 2 August 1962 and in Spanish, from King to the Director of Instituto Interamericano de Ciencias Agricolas (in Costa Rica), is inserted between pages 116 and 117.

Date Range


Start Date

Jun 26, 1960

End Date

Aug 20, 1962

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


  • Panama
  • Mexico
  • Veracruz
  • Chiapas
  • Costa Rica


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-141

Collection name

Robert Merrill King field notes from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Main Library