Lyman B. Smith, field notes and plant lists

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Abstract

This item consists of a field book and loose plant lists documenting field work of Lyman B. Smith in Brazil in 1964 and 1965. The field book includes a list of plants collected with collector numbers 12978 through 13340. Entries list collector number, scientific name, and other numbers (possibly quantity of specimens collected). Physical descriptions (such as flower color, size, etc.) are sometimes included. Geographic coordinates are listed for some collecting localities. Localities include: Catanduvas, Ponte Serrado, Itapiranga, Quinta, Sao Carlos, and possibly others. Also included are photocopied typed lists of plants collected by Smitih in Brazil from 1964-1965 and 1956-1957. Collector number, scientific name, and determination notes are listed.

Date Range

1964-1965

Start Date

1964

End Date

1965

Access Information

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Topic

  • Plants
  • Botany

Place

  • São Carlos
  • Brazil
  • Itapiranga
  • Catanduva

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-402

Collection name

Lyman B. Smith Field Notes from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 16