Dry season plants, Tobar, Durango, 1906, 228 - 553

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Creator

Palmer, Edward

Alternate Title

Dry season plants, Tobar, Durango, 9 miles S.W. of Tepehuanes, 6,500 feet elevation, May 28 to 31 1906, No 228 to 257 and added 48, 49, 50, also 533

Abstract

This field book includes a list of dry season plants collected by Edward Palmer in Tobar and Durango (Mexico) in 1906. Collector numbers 228 through 553 are included. Entries are descriptive and often include physical appearance of specimens (including shape, color, size, etc.), locality and date collected, habitat, abundance/rarity, and local names and local uses (including culinary) for plants. Some names and collector numbers have been pasted into the book, possibly from other field books.

Date Range

1906

Start Date

Mar 25, 1906

End Date

Jun 04, 1906

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

  • Ethnobotany
  • Plants
  • Botany

Place

  • Mexico
  • Durango

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-346

Collection name

Edward Palmer Field Notes from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 2