Rainy season plants, Otinapa, 1906, 332 - 560, in two parts

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Creator

Palmer, Edward

Alternate Title

Rainey [sic] season plants, Otinapa, 65 miles NW of Durango City, 8000 feet elevation, July 25 to August 15 1906, no 332 to 465 and 546, o 555, 559, 560, in two parts

Abstract

This item consists of two field books (part I and II) kept by Edward Palmer during field work in Otinapa, Mexico in 1906. The two volumes are comprised of a list of rainy season plants that Palmer collected between July and August 1906. Collector numbers 332 to 560 are included. Entries are descriptive and often include physical appearance of specimens (including shape, color, size, etc.), locality and date collected, habitat, and abundance/rarity. Some names and collector numbers have been pasted into the book, possibly from other field books. Some determinations are included.

Date Range

1906

Start Date

Jul 25, 1906

End Date

Aug 15, 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
  • Otinapa
  • 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 4