Plants of Colombia, South America, collected by Elbert L. Little, Jr.

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This item consists of the transcribed (unbound, typed) field notes of Elbert L. Little, Jr. from collections in Colombia from 1943 to 1945. Collector numbers 7001 through 9811 are included. Entries list collector number, scientific name (when known), physical descriptions (including color, size, and other observations), habitat. Localities include Huila, Bogota, Guadalupe, Caqueta, Meta, Cundiamarca, and others. Occasionally Spanish names (presumably local common names of plants) are included with entries. Includes some annotations. 447 pages.

Date Range


Start Date

Nov 29, 1943

End Date

Mar 15, 1945

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


  • Colombia
  • Meta
  • Huila
  • Bogotá


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-150

Collection name

Elbert L. Little field notes from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

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